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Is there any way to limit the incoming packets from the same IP address to X per second? We run specific types of services (game servers) on our machines, and a lot of exploits for it rely on spamming 70-100 empty packets to it.

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Have you looked into Policy-Based QoS? Depending on the protocol they are sending those packets in, you could be able to limit it with that.

Here's the location of the Policy: Group Policy Manager > Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings, right-click Policy-based QoS > click Create new Policy

Here's all the values.

If they are sending the blank packets on the same port as your game runs on, this probably won't work.

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They are being sent on the same port, but I will check this out anyways. Thanks! – Brett Powell Jul 21 '11 at 1:58

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