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Re: brute force protection

by twerq (Deacon)
on Jun 11, 2002 at 20:41 UTC ( [id://173652]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to brute force protection

Since you're talking about Apache, I'll assume you're trying to protect brute-force HTTP Authentication style logins.

That's something I'm quite sure you will have a hard time doing within a traditional CGI environment.

Have you ever worked with mod perl?

There are some good starter docs at modperl.com, and one seems specifically tailored to your needs: Blocking Greedy Clients.

I'm sure this could easily be modified to suit your purpose.

--twerq

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