[ic] Single IP causes Denial Of Service

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 15:55:12 UTC 2008

>> 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.

Did you look at the mod_quota module and choose mod_evasive over that one?

- Grant

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