Using fail2ban to mitigate simple DOS attacks against apache (or why I am a terrible sysop)
Earlier this afternoon, my server was upset. Here’s what happened, how it took so long to find out, and how I will try and stop it happening again. In particular, I provide configuration for a `fail2ban` jail to try and stop simple DOS, that actually works.
In my previous post, I admitted to switching back to WordPress. Here is what I learned and some of the pros and cons I’ve encountered so far.