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Started by j4jackj, January 28, 2014, 05:22:55 PM
Quote from: j4jackj on January 30, 2014, 11:05:57 AMLul.What I think should be done is connection rate-limiting: if more than H IRC connections occur in T minutes, block IRC for X minutes.H and T stand for Hammers and Time. So if more than (say) 20 hammers (short connections) occur within 10 minutes, block IRC for 1440 minutes. That should prevent most hammering issues. (I think it can be done with a simple bash script, or 100 lines of Perl.)