Slow server

Tamouh H. hakmi at
Fri Jun 30 15:37:04 UTC 2006

> Olivier Nicole wrote:
> >2) as there are many connections comming from search engines siders
> >   (90% of all the established connections), I'd like to limit the
> >   ressources that spiders are using. One way would be through IPFW,
> >   but are there better ways? Is there a way to limit/prioritize in
> >   Apache (not that I know any).
> >  
> >

Lookup mod_security rules for Apache and mod_dosevasive. mod_evasive will help prevent the spiders from opening many pages at one time

mod_security has rules to detect some fake spiders and other bots and block them from the get go. 

Both though will add a little bit of overhead to Apache.

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