Martin Boer martin.boer at bizztravel.nl
Thu Feb 17 10:50:19 CET 2011

Our experience with DOS attacks is that Varnish will happily deliver 
more pages/second then the receiver can swallow.
Our uplink provider blocks the DDOS attacks.

On 02/17/2011 10:32 AM, Per Buer wrote:
> 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
> headers.

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