RES: RES: [Standards] Proposed XMPP Extension: Best Practicesto DiscourageDenial of Service Attacks Against XMPP Servers

Maciek Niedzielski machekku at
Tue Jan 23 22:23:52 UTC 2007

Thiago Camargo wrote:
> Do you think that its very effective?
> If you receive an attack of connections, but before a new connection, the attacker, disconnects.
> Limiting the attack to 20 simultaneous.
> How will you stop it?
> What about adding the maximum connects/disconnects per hour?

What if someone has weak connection, GPRS or something?

 xmpp:machekku at

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