anti-ddos test solutions ?

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Wed Mar 17 04:12:04 CDT 2010

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On Wed, 2010-03-17 at 07:45 +0100, jul wrote:
> Hello nanogers,
> Following the multiple thread on ddos attack, I was asking myself how
> someone could test chosen solutions.
> In most cases, you can't load your Internet access in the same way
> attackers will (does someone have a botners with ten thousands computers
> or more :) ?)
> But a solution to test basic attack (synflood, slowloris, socktress,
> ...) with 10 to hundred computers would be interesting, so not a tool
> but more a service.
> Found only Parabon [1] on Google
> Does someone know something similar ?
> Thanks
> Best regards,
> 		Jul
> Note: Please, don't forget this kind of public tests have some serious
> legal impact and you need to have an agreement with your ISP/operators
> to do it in most countries.
> Note2: Google has a lot of answers. Most of them are about tool and
> methodology, so not sure for a live test. I'm not looking for a lab
> solution but real one with business acceptation (and a wise choice on
> the hours of the test so front-end can be switch to "maintenance mode")
> [1] New grid service simulates DDoS attacks, May 2009

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