Discussion in 'General' started by Naz, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Naz

    Naz Member

    sorry i posted on wrong forum

    will ls stop syn flood attak?
    also my server is
    Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3470 @ 2.93GHz - Total processors: 8
    what license i need to buy?
  2. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    you can start from 1-CPU license, and switch between 1/2/4/8 license later at any time. please refer wiki page for more explanation:

    in particular for your current question:
    What License to Choose
    Upgrade/Downgrade License

    will answer "syn flood" question soon :)
  3. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    enable sync cookies to defend syn flood attack effectively: (in example of linux)
    echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_syncookies

    this is at OS level. the goal of the attack is NOT to establish valid tcp connections.

    however litespeed's anti-dos feature is for attacks with ESTABLISHED tcp connections, so not for syn flood attack.

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