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From "Sander Striker" <stri...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Flood?
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2002 23:26:56 GMT
> From: Justin Erenkrantz [mailto:jerenkrantz@apache.org]
> Sent: 26 September 2002 01:13

> On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 11:23:21PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Bill Moseley [mailto:moseley@hank.org]
>>> Sent: 25 September 2002 21:14
>> 
>> [...]
>>> BTW -- maybe it's not such a good idea that Flood uses search.apache.org as
>>> an example site to test with in its docs... ;)
>> 
>> Please tell me it ain't so...
> 
> Well, it is, but that's not going to be causing 500 swish-e requests
> constantly.  It might do about 15 swish-e request in total depending
> upon which example they use (3 per profile run, 5 times).  Does anyone
> have any knowledge that these DoSes are caused by malicious use of
> flood?  If so, I want to buy the script kiddie a beer at ApacheCon.

*grin*

Well, I wasn't implying flood was being used for it.  Only that it
is wrong(tm) to use real hostnames in documentation/examples.

Sander


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