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by AlexLangan
26 Mar 2014, 11:12
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: IP banning?
Replies: 5
Views: 4137

Re: IP banning?

I am not sure if Windows firewall will be sufficient. That's a "personal firewall" which is good enough for basic protection of a desktop system. For a server you will probably need to look into a pro solution. Normally hosting providers can set up a firewall for you or they already have ...
by AlexLangan
25 Mar 2014, 17:10
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: IP banning?
Replies: 5
Views: 4137

Re: IP banning?

Hi, it sounds pretty strange that a single client can spam the server so hard that he can stop the login process. Either the attacker is using lots and lots of connections (hundreds) or there's something else going on. I would investigate the problem at a lower level monitoring the network and, at ...
by AlexLangan
23 Mar 2014, 12:20
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: IP banning?
Replies: 5
Views: 4137

IP banning?

As i said in my previous topic (http://www.smartfoxserver.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=16987&p=73621#p73621) i had a few problems with a guy who sends load of XML packets that causes the server to crash, will basically players cannot login, so it's not much of a crash. This error spams lik...
by AlexLangan
23 Mar 2014, 12:17
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: SmartFox Server request spam?
Replies: 5
Views: 3273

Re: SmartFox Server request spam?

Could someone please answer this? i need help..
by AlexLangan
20 Mar 2014, 17:29
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: SmartFox Server request spam?
Replies: 5
Views: 3273

Re: SmartFox Server request spam?

Okay so i was logging the server and i got a new message, so now i'm 100% sure its a person sending XML packets, or whatever.

Here is the screenshot of the error
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by AlexLangan
18 Mar 2014, 19:59
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: SmartFox Server request spam?
Replies: 5
Views: 3273

Re: SmartFox Server request spam?

Could you inform me where i could find the log file? i'm new to this and i would be able to upload it on mediafire. And the server doesnt actually crash, it just doesnt let players come online, and the error sometimes appears directly and sometimes it takes times as in minutes, seconds or even hours...
by AlexLangan
17 Mar 2014, 17:57
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: SmartFox Server request spam?
Replies: 5
Views: 3273

SmartFox Server request spam?

Hello, so i got this problem and i don't know why. The game worked perfectly with over 50 players playing with me for weeks until some days before this started happening, the server crashed and the log was spamming with the same error (screenshot provided below). I'm pretty sure this has nothing to ...
by AlexLangan
26 Dec 2013, 12:57
Forum: SmartFoxServer 1.x Discussions and Help
Topic: Protecting against packet spamming
Replies: 1
Views: 2227

Protecting against packet spamming

Hello, i'm really new to this and i have been stumbling on this huge problem. I have a simple multiplayer game running on a java extension with a AS client. Some people are spamming random packets with WPE Pro. I've managed to catch some of them and they look like this "<msg t='sys'><body actio...

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