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 From:  "Jonathan De Graeve" <Jonathan dot DeGraeve at imelda dot be>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall and DOS attacks ?
 Date:  Sun, 13 Aug 2006 19:28:24 +0200
OK, wanted to give an update on this: I was talking about DOS from the
Wireless side, not the wired ;)


Jonathan De Graeve
Network/System Engineer
Imelda vzw
Informatica Dienst
Jonathan dot de dot graeve at imelda dot be 

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Lee Sharp [mailto:leesharp at hal dash pc dot org]
> Verzonden: zondag 13 augustus 2006 19:13
> Aan: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Onderwerp: Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall and DOS attacks ?
> From: "Bob Young" <bob at lavamail dot net>
> > I'm not sure if WISP operators need to worry about DOS attacks or
> > If
> > so, how do M0n0wall WISP operators here handle DOS attacks?
> I had one not too long ago.  First, you router is the wrong place to
> handle
> it.  This is because by the time it gets to you, it has already used
> bandwidth.  You need to work with the provider.  However, m0n0wall has
> very
> good logs, so it is easier.  During the attack, I had the providers
NOC on
> the phone.  I would grab a chunk of logs and cut and past them in to a
> spread sheet.  Sort by IP address, and give ranges for the ISP to
> hole
> on his router.
> > Maybe a separate firewall capable of fending off DOS attacks, should
> > used
> > in conjunction with  M0n0wall?
> Yes. The one in the NOC of your ISP.  A DOS attack works by filling
> pipe
> between you and the ISP.
> > Maybe I'm overly worried about DOS attacks and WISP operators don't
> > into
> > DOS attacks all that often?
> Not too often...  Commercial accounts with websites more often, but
> rare.
>                                             Lee
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