[Operators] [Fwd: [Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0205 (Best Practices to Discourage Denial of Service Attacks)]

Rodney McDuff mcduff at its.uq.edu.au
Wed Oct 22 18:56:19 CDT 2008

Hi Peter

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> I'd love some feedback from this group on the topic of DoS.

I think it would be good to have a auxiliary document (perhaps a page on
jabber.org) that maps each best-practice with the appropriate snippet of
configuration for each of the major XMPP servers.

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: XMPP Extensions Editor <editor at xmpp.org>
> To: standards at xmpp.org
> Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 16:51:29 -0500
> Subject: [Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0205 (Best Practices to Discourage
> Denial of Service Attacks)
> This message constitutes notice of a Last Call for comments on XEP-0205
> (Best Practices to Discourage Denial of Service Attacks).
> Abstract: This document recommends a number of practices that can help
> discourage denial of service attacks on XMPP-based networks.
> URL: http://www.xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0205.html
> This Last Call begins today and shall end at the close of business on
> 2008-11-07.
> Please consider the following questions during this Last Call and send
> your feedback to the standards at xmpp.org discussion list:
> 1. Is this specification needed to fill gaps in the XMPP protocol stack
> or to clarify an existing protocol?
> 2. Does the specification solve the problem stated in the introduction
> and requirements?
> 3. Do you plan to implement this specification in your code? If not, why
> not?
> 4. Do you have any security concerns related to this specification?
> 5. Is the specification accurate and clearly written?
> Your feedback is appreciated!

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