Subject: Re: Session limit
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 04/04/2006 13:29:12
On Tue, 4 Apr 2006 20:16:41 +0300 (EEST), "Rimantas Petrauskas"
> >>>>> is it possible to limit active sessions number by IP address[?]
> >> In passing, why do you want to do this? It sounds like an odd desire,
> >> and I'm having trouble imagining any use for it.
> > He's running a pr0n site and wants to keep a single IP addy from cranking
> > up 100 concurrent wgets and leeching his pix?
> Interesting opinion, but the answer is false.
> We are ISP in Lithuania. I need to limit sessions for client IP whom
> monthly fee is smallest :)
Would limiting bandwidth do more of what you want?
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb