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Prevent ddos attack

Postby rakesh88 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:43 pm

Hi friends How can I avoid ddos attack on a single domain



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Re: Prevent ddos attack

Postby darshan » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:16 am

If you are on shared host, you cannot prevent the DDOS attacks yourself. Your web host must have implemented some sort of anti DDOS techniques at server level. If you are referring to brute force attacks on dashboard/admin pages, then it can be prevented by plugins and password protected directories.


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Re: Prevent ddos attack

Postby WebHostWala » Tue May 17, 2016 9:32 am

If the attack is pointed at a specific IP address your site is hosted on, you need to change the site’s IP. However your host would be in a better position to help prevent the DDoS attack.


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Re: Prevent ddos attack

Postby zarawatsonn » Thu May 26, 2016 4:57 am

The only way to stop ddos attack is if you are using your own webserver instead a shared host. If you are sharing a host then you contact your provider to protect you from such attacks, otherwise it is impossible.


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Re: Prevent ddos attack

Postby hostingforum » Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:05 am

- do not host content that attract attackers
- host with shared hosting provider who provide ddos protection
- use cloudflare.com free protection service
- order own server backed by ddos protection like 500 Gbps+ or such (servercomplete, buyvm, alexhost provide these)


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Re: Prevent ddos attack

Postby rankmyhub » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:22 am

If your server or hosting is not protected by DDos attack at server end, you cannot mitigate completely, but using a security or thirdparty firewall like cloudflare, incapsula and other cdn based DDos protectors, can still help you achieve some sort of protection. Also generally DDos attacks are carried out very less these days, unless you have very bad time, its rare.


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Re: Prevent ddos attack

Postby darshan » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:02 pm

Hello,

There is no way to prevent a DDoS attack but you can safe guard your VPS against such attacks. You can refer article - DDoS Protected VPS - Why it is important for your website?


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