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DDoS attack

How long do you nullroute on an incoming DDoS attack?


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DDOS attacks do not have a specific cause it is when an outside party targets a provider or a website and attempts to take it offline.

So what is the cause of the attack of 4th February ? My droplet has been unreachable all day.

If a server is getting DDoS our first priority is to mitigate the attack to restore functionality for all customers if they were affected then to get in touch with the customer who was DDoS’d to understand what they were running and why they were targeted. <br> <br>Sometimes they are the victim of an attack other times they can be running websites that break our AUP/TOS or are otherwise engaging in activity that violtes our AUP which is what drew the attack in the first place, in which case we correspond with the customer to understand the full situation before taking further action.