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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mod_noloris: mitigating against slowloris-style attack
Date Wed, 01 Jul 2009 11:57:35 GMT
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 5:12 AM, Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:

> fredk2 wrote:
>
>> Hi Nick,
>>
>> I looked at the code (I am not a coder) and wondered what made you say
>> "it's
>> geared clearly to the very small server. "
>>
>
> It gives you the overhead of reading the entire scoreboard for
> every request.  You don't want to do that with high traffic,
> nor with anything but a very small scoreboard.


[I haven't looked at the code for a moment but]  why doesn't the parent do
the scanning?  Aside from an implementation detail or two, isn't that the
only practical implementation?

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