I was thinking of adding the following rule to my IP tables: -A INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW -m recent --update --dport 80 --seconds 5 --hitcount 10 -j DROP -A INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW ...
I have the following settings in my pf.conf to dissuade abusive clients (I get a few a day that are obviously just scraping content indiscriminately and slow everything down): pass in on $ext_if ...
UFW's man page mentions that it can setup iptables rate limiting for me: ufw supports connection rate limiting, which is useful for protecting against brute-force login attacks. ufw ...
I'm using iptables on Ubuntu Server. It's a web server on a VPS. I'd like to know if I should rate-limit packets. If so, what should I rate-limit? And should I do so globally or per IP address? ...
Is there an easy way to throttle outgoing SMTP traffic? Some of our users continue to send large attachments to a large group of people - as a result the bandwidth is almost completely consumed, and ...