Use Windows to block IP’s and IP ranges

If you dont have control over a router or firewall you can block IP’s at the server via Windows. Click ‘Start’ > ‘Run’ >type ‘MMC’ press ok. In the console click > ‘File’ > ‘Add/Remove Snap in’ In the ‘Standalone Tab’ click The ‘add’ button Seclect ‘IP Security Policy Managment’

Quick check for a ddos via number of connections

A quick and usefull command for checking if a server is under ddos is: netstat -anp |grep ‘tcp\|udp’ | awk ‘{print $5}’ | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n That will list the IPs taking the most amount of connections to a server. It is