Protecting HTTP Server from D.O.S attacks and Log Watching

Jez Hancock jez.hancock at
Tue Nov 25 09:11:47 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 05:57:12PM +0200, Vahric MUHTARYAN wrote:
> 	I want to protect my Web Server from D.O.S attacks like people
> make a too many conncection to my web server for buffer overflow example
> . 
> if I use limit option of ipfw Does it possible or Does it true way to
> protect . 
> For example : 
> #ipfw add allow tcp from any to me 80 setup keep-state limit src-addr 30
You could also use an apache module such as mod_throttle or mod_bwshare
to throttle incoming connections to the httpd - presuming you're using
apache.  mod_throttle is in ports, mod_bwshare isn't.

Jez Hancock
 - System Administrator / PHP Developer

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