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My server went down earlier - looks like a DDoS. A spike in traffic to around 13mbit, the swap goes from idle to maxed in about 5 minutes, and server stops responding.
I would like to protect against the attack but I can't determine the method. Server logs show no increased http connections or usage, nor mysql or mail usage above usual levels. Server graphs only show spikes in Network, I/O, and Memory Usage:
I can't fathom what type of attack this is. Where could this be targetting and how can I protect against it? All comments gratefully received.