Bill Van Emburg
bve at quadrix.com
Sat Jan 6 17:26:31 EST 2001
> For virtual hosting, you can parse access log files. For us, billing isn't the issue, but attacks, search engines, anonymous
> FTP, SSL, and few other things are. Our biggest concern is DoS. One can *easily* cause DoS for sites sharing the same
> IP and there is no fast/easy way of blocking the attack. It happened once, and it surely didn't look pretty. You can find
> my post in the archive regarding the attack.
Parsing access log files will not, unfortunately, solve the billing
issue, as this method does not scale. It also leaves out any traffic
that is not HTTP traffic, making "bandwidth reports" substantially
-- Bill Van Emburg
Quadrix Solutions, Inc.
Phone: 732-235-2335, x206 (mailto:bve at quadrix.com)
Fax: 732-235-2336 (http://quadrix.com)
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