[plug] static rendering phpbb alternative.

Matthew Lambie mlambie at thefrontiergroup.com.au
Wed May 25 14:26:45 WST 2005

On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 13:40 +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 13:35 +0800, Shayne O'Neill wrote:
> > A friend who runs a bbs has had some problems with assholes ddosing the
> > bbs (its an anti racist bbs) and it seems they are usually 'way too many
> > wget pagegrab' type attacks. Solution;- static html.
> > 
> > Problem is I cant find any static rendering bbs's . Any suggestions?
> Use a reverse proxy.

At the last few LCAs Rasmus Lerdorf has discussed the Yahoo! setup which
involves squid boxes pointing 'the wrong way' and tiered Apache and
MySQL servers. Whilst this would be overkill for a small BBS, the
concepts might translate. 

Check out his past talks, which I believe are all at



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