Server Administration

Apache Post Flooding Protection using Fail2Ban and IPTables

Here is a way to protect your LAMPĀ server from a Post Flooding DDoS attack. Steps: Set up Fail2Ban and IPTables by following instructions here. Create a new file namedĀ /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: # […]