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Set a rate limit

Summary

The server must have a rate limit to control interaction frequency.

Description

Several attacks depend on executing a huge amount of requests from a single host. For instance, it is possible to exhaust a server's connection pool with a single essential by using asynchronous requests, effectively causing a Denial of Service (DoS). These and other attacks, such as the ones depending on brute force, can be thwarted, or severely hindered, by limiting the number of requests that a single host can send to the server in a short period of time. Therefore, server settings should include a rate limit that considers a regular request flow between a host and the server.

Supported In

This requirement is verified in following services

PlanSupported
Essential🟢
Advanced🟢

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