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Limit based on req/sec and connections/sec plus accounting in IPTABLE

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I am trying to limit the amount of connections/sec and requests/sec my server sends to a single destination IP. At the same time I am looking to account/poll periodically what those values are for statistics .

Is there a simple way I can accomplish this with iptables or some other feature in the linux kernel?

posted Aug 6, 2013 by Sumit Pokharna

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