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7.5.x how can plesk avoid FTP-massdownloading?

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by editor, Jun 15, 2005.

  1. editor

    editor Guest

    awful.... what I see here in the statisic. 380 GB wasted
    by massdownloader-softwares.

    how can plesk avoid FTP-massdownloading?


    --> domains ---> mydomain.tld ---> Anonymous FTP

    I am able there to limit the bandwith-speed for such
    users. Switched just now to 40 KB/s.

    I am able to limit the simultaneous connections to 100.

    But if a user use a massdownloader-software - which runs
    onto the _same_ one IP-number - then Plesk allows this
    user such a massdownloading with 20 connections over
    the same ip-number at the same time. :(

    I thought, the " simultaneous connections to 100." is for
    100 different users with their 100 different ip-numbers.

    how can I make this Plesk clear, that ONE user with his
    ONE ip-number is only allowed to use ONE connection?

    thank you very much
  2. jamesyeeoc

    jamesyeeoc Guest

    Nope, this has to do with how ProFTPd works. It means it will allow up to a total of 100 connections (from any IP or all from same IP) to your server.

    ProFTPd Userguide:

    ProFTPd FAQs:

    ProFTPd Example configs:

    Due to the way the Plesk firewall interface is setup, you may want to try the following instead:

    Configure proFTPd (per their docs) to implement <VirtualHost...> with MaxClients; MaxClientsPerHost; MaxClientsPerUser.

    Especially the MaxClientsPerUser, see details:

    And MaxHostsPerUser:

    And MaxClientsPerHost:

    If you switch to a different firewall, there are bound to be other ways to keep the abusers from abusing....