[Freeswitch-users] Avoiding DDoS with verto?

Seven Du dujinfang at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 01:26:50 UTC 2021

maybe tweak some code so it can log the src ip and fail2ban can catch it.

On Fri, Oct 8, 2021 at 5:11 AM David P <davidswalkabout at gmail.com> wrote:

> After reading about recent DDoS attacks on VOIP providers in
> https://www.rtcsec.com/post/2021/09/massive-ddos-attacks-on-voip-providers-and-simulated-ddos-testing/
> in which Freeswitch is mentioned, I wondered what current practices are for
> services that must serve the public Internet.
> For example, a service that is purely verto-based seems like it could
> protect itself in this way:
> 1) Block requests on all ports (except the verto WSS login) unless the
> request is from an address that's already part of signaling.
> 2) To protect signaling, put it behind AWS API Gateway, which provides
> rate-limiting, and add an authorization check.
> Does this seem like it would defend against DDoS? Can FS be configured to
> do #1?
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