I found 100% cpu usage, most likely from a DDOS attack, how do I fix this? https://www.img.in.th/images/c86d0492c91e0967f0d8da048d76df07.png
This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.
You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!
These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.
As mentioned using a CDN like CloudFlare is the best option there is.
If you don’t want to use one, however, you can try a more restrictive firewall like Fail2Ban. Check the following tutorial on how to configure and use it:
What you could do is to use a CDN provider like Cloudflare, which also includes free DDoS protection that you can enable in such situations.
I do have a script that you could use to automatically enable the Cloudflare DDoS protection, whenever the server CPU usage spiles up. You can follow the steps on how to do that here:
Let me know how it goes!
Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!
Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.
Sign up now