Librenix  
(Show all IPtables articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Iptables Tutorial: Limit connections per IP

Up
vote
Down

How do you restrict the number of connections used by a single IP address to my server for port 80 and 25 using iptables?

You need to use the connlimit modules which allows you to restrict the number of parallel TCP connections to a server per client IP address (or address block).

This is useful to protect your server or vps box against flooding, spamming or content scraping.
 read more | score:8904 | -nixcraft, February 8, 2010
More Sysadmin articles...

Gallery Wrapped Abstract Art

admin headlines

Tutorial: Ubuntu 12.10 Samba Server with tdbsam

ASRock OMG: parental control on the motherboard

Tutorial: Simulate network devices with SNMP Simulator

Serving CGI scripts with Nginx on OpenSUSE 11.4

GoAccess: Visual apache/Nginx log analyzer

Tutorial: Ubuntu 10.10 LAN Torrent Seedbox with Avalanche-rt, Lighttpd, Rtorrent, Vsftpd, Samba

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin