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OC 20.3.3 is slow to log in and bring up the home page. How to prevent DDO attack

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Article ID: 216324

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Products

DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

 

UIM 20.3.3 no hot fixes

We were able to validate that after successful authentication, it can take ~15 seconds or more for the base overview page to load. If many authentication attempts occurred, this could possibly cause a denial of service condition.

 

Environment

Release : 20.3

Component : UIM - SECURITY VULNERABILITIES

Resolution

Rate limiting is a frequently used tool to defend against network and application-level DDoS attacks against websites. Usage of load balancers like NGINIX with the inbuilt rate limiters can be used.