Handling DDOS attacks on your Streaming Server

As a general reference guide, see the references below to assist in handling Distributed Denial of Service attacks:

NGINX Reverse Proxy
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=949912

IPTables
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-limit-linux-syn-attacks.html
You may be able to rate limit the number of connections by protocol via Iptables.

TCP SYN Cookie Protection
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/enable-tcp-syn-cookie-protection/

As a note, these options may inevitably require much more processing power.

 


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