The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
654 views

Is there any proper documentation for mod-evasive?

mod_evasive20 is one of the loaded modules on my httpd server. I read good things about how it can stop a DOS attack and wanted to try it out on my localhost. A search for mod_evasive turns up a blog ...
0
votes
1answer
516 views

How to prevent mod_evasive false positives on partial downloads of large files

I am getting a lot of false positives notices sent by mod_evasive installed on my apache servers. They always happen on large PDF file downloads. When clients download PDFs from my site, they use many ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

mod_evasive apache module configuration issues

I have configured mod_evasive to not block google bot's IPs. But it's still banning google bots. Here is my configuration in /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf: <IfModule mod_evasive20.c> ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to configure mod_evasive to show HTTP status 429 instead of 403?

Some search engine spiders like Bingbot crawl too rapidly and does not seem to obey robots.txt crawl-delay directive. This triggers the DOS defence mechanism in mod_evasive to generate HTTP 403 ...
0
votes
0answers
157 views

mod_evasive blocking whitelisted ips?

I am running a trial stress test on my server with mod_evasive enabled and the loopback ip address whitelisted for the test as shown in the configuration below: DOSHashTableSize 3097 DOSPageCount ...
0
votes
0answers
118 views

How do I test Apache that mod_evasive is working for HTTPS virtual hosts?

I have enabled Apache mod_evasive on my web server. I have disabled my default virtual host and have set up several virtual hosts which server content via HTTPS. I would like to test that ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

What advantages does mod_evasive have over mod_security2 in terms of DDOS protection?

I'm running an Apache2 server in front of a Tomcat and I need to implement a DDoS protection mechanism on the Apache2 layer. I have two candidates: mod_evasive and mod_security2 with the OWASP core ...
0
votes
0answers
413 views

mod_evasive fails to add ip to firewall (iptables) on CentOS

My problem is same with this question but unfortunately this question has no answer mod_evasive DOSSystemCommand not working mod_evasive installed and works by giving 403 error which is fine. But I ...