July 12, 2001
Minimizing Denial of Service attacks
Author: JT Smith
sil writes "Thought I'd post the following document in hopes anyone who is under attack can look to in order to minimize the effects of a Denial of Service attack. The article is not an RFC, merely a supplement for administrators to take immediate action during an attack. Information included contain how-to's for the following routers, firewalls, and operating systems: Cisco, Nortel, Netscreen, 3COM, Lucent, Cabletron, Foundry, Redback, Extreme, Arrowpoint, Checkpoint, Solaris, BSD, Linux, AIX, and IRIX kernel tweaks. Definitely something to have bookmarked in case of an emergency. Stopping DoS attacks"