[ic] Single IP causes Denial Of Service
jeff at downtowndevelopmentplan.com
Sun Aug 10 17:33:46 UTC 2008
On Sat, 9 Aug 2008 10:05:25 -0700, Grant wrote
> I've just finished having a run-in with the discobot. I didn't have
> it in RobotUA and it was repeatedly accessing the same dynamic page
> at short intervals with different session IDs appended, making IC
> inaccessible. It seems like a single IP shouldn't be able to cause
> a DOS. Is there anything I can do to prevent this type of situation
> in the future?
I use mod_evasive on Apache to prevent too many requests, in a small period of
time, from the same IP.
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