Per Buer perbu at varnish-software.com
Thu Feb 17 10:32:05 CET 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:37 PM, alexus <alexus at gmail.com> wrote:
> How does Varnish handles DDOS?

I've interviewed a couple of sysadmins that have been hit with DOS and
DDOS attacks a couple of times. I've write an article that is
available for download here:
http://www.varnish-software.com/products-services/whitepapers (please
note: registration required).

A lot of the time you can get much better results blocking stuff with
Varnish because you can block on the HTTP level, so you can block
specific user agents, accept-encoding strings or on any combination of

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