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From "Ivan Barrera A." <>
Subject Re: Reading byte to byte from client request
Date Wed, 20 Apr 2005 12:30:28 GMT
no chance ?

Ivan Barrera A. wrote:
> Hi. I'm new to the list, and i hope not to be posting out of topic.
>  I've been trying to do this (read byte to byte the client request) 
> since a while, with no success. I've asked in the modules list also.
>  My idea is to be able to know the time between every char that arrives. 
> Why? because we've been atacked with some ddos script that opens a 
> socket, put a chat, wait a second, put another char, and so on. I 
> reproduced this script, and it works, consuming all http childs (or 
> threads) and noone is able to see my sites anymore.
>  Well. I've developed a mod that helps with this, but it still isn't 
> able to detect this kind of attack. I've read a lot, followed the source 
> code, and still don't understand where to put my filter (if there is any 
> place to do this) so i can get access to the "stream".
>  On another mod, i also want to do this, but in the output. So i can 
> determine the speed the client is downloading. (so i can make a better 
> bandwidth management mod).
>  could anyone tell me where to look ? or some example on how to do it ?
> or simply.. if it cannot be done?
>  Thanks a lot for taking the time to read this.
> Bruce.-

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