[Seaside] Combating a possible DoS attack.

Boris Popov boris at deepcovelabs.com
Fri Jan 11 21:26:04 UTC 2008

I would say that if you're thinking of coding DoS protection in your
Squeak server, it's already way too late. Those types of attacks should
never get this far and should be dealt with on the client facing load
balancers such as BIG-IP and the like. This white paper might shed some
light on the subject,




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> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:seaside-
> bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Nevin Pratt
> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 1:21 PM
> To: Seaside - general discussion
> Subject: Re: [Seaside] Combating a possible DoS attack.
> Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> >
> >
> > Well, you're trading one kind of DoS for another.
> And that would be worse than the alternative?  Or better?
> >
> > What you need is a bit more smarts... someone coming in from the
> > IP for example... a bit harder to fake.
> >
> >
> Do you have some suggested code?
> Nevin
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