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Apache Post Flooding Protection using Fail2Ban and IPTables

Here is a way to protect your LAMP¬†server from a Post Flooding DDoS attack. Steps: Set up Fail2Ban and IPTables by following instructions here. Create a new file named¬†/etc/fail2ban/filter.d/apache-postflood.conf with the following content: [Definition] # match these lines to find a login fail failregex = ^ .*\”POST [^\”]+\” # matches this example line: # 202.120.209.38 […]