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Re: Preveting DDOS Syn floods on HTTP servers
From: Fernando Gont <fernando () gont com ar>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 01:01:24 -0300

At 13:16 05/03/2004 +0100, you wrote:

I was wondering if it was possible for a HTTP servers to prevent DDOS syn=
 floods, attacks from different IP's, like a attack from a IRC network or=
 something like that.
Some people say it's impossible and some say it's possible, so I wonder i=
f someone can give me the right answer, and if it's possible, how to do i=

Enable syncookies on your webserver.

Fernando Gont
e-mail: fernando () gont com ar || fgont () acm org

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