How to install mod_evasive

 

How to install mod_evasive

How to install mod_evasive on a Directadmin server

by admin on Aug.14, 2010, under How to install mod_evasive, Linux

Install mod_evasive :

mod_evasive is one of the main module which is used to protect the Directadmin from low end ddos attacks.

Instructions :

  • Login to the root shell
  • cd /usr/local/src – move the src directory
  • wget http://www.zdziarski.com/projects/mod_evasive/mod_evasive_1.10.1.tar.gz
  • tar zxvf mod_evasive_1.10.1.tar.gz - untar the downloaded module.
  • cd mod_evasive – move to the directory
  • /usr/sbin/apxs -i -a -c mod_evasive20.c – to add a module in apache.
  • vi /etc/httpd/conf/extra/httpd-evasive.conf – edit the module conf file, add the folloeing line

<IfModule mod_evasive20.c>
DOSHashTableSize 3097
DOSPageCount 2
DOSSiteCount 50
DOSPageInterval 1
DOSSiteInterval 1
DOSBlockingPeriod 3600
DOSEmailNotify root
</IfModule>

  • vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf – edit the http.conf file, add the line mentioned below

Include conf/extra/httpd-evasive.conf

  • /etc/init.d/httpd restart – restart the apache service

Thats it !…… We have installed mod_evasive on a Directadmin server.

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