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Re: [suse-security] Hardening network by setting priorities
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 15:04:49 -0700
  • Message-id: <00af01c08651$ac4eeb20$ca00030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hello security-list!
> I'd like to implement the following: To avoid DDoS-attacks I'd like to set
> priorities for certain network-services. I once read an article on
> about how to for example set up that http-traffic is more
> important than DNS-traffic. It's possible using the ipchains. But
> unfortunately I can't find that article anymore where this is explained. So
> I hope for your assistance with this problem. Does anyone have a good
> description on how to set priorities?

I think you are talking about traffic shaping, which won't really stop a
conventional DoS attack.

> Thanks in advance,
> A. Achtzehn

Kurt Seifried, seifried@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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