Chinese BitTorrent DDoS Mitigation

 linux, apache, ddos

Here lately there's been lots of talk about the Great Firewall of China DNS posioning and inadvertently (?) DDoS'ing a servers all over.. The typical requests look similar to this: 125.

apachectl Alternate Location

 linux, apache

Quick snippet for when Apache isn't listening on 127.0.0.1 or on an alternative port. On RHEL/CentOS add the following to /etc/sysconfig/httpd: STATUSURL=http://<