DDoS Attack Definition

A DDoS attack is a denial of service and is a broad category of computer-based attack in which an attacking host directs malformed or otherwise intentionally invalid traffic toward a target host in order to impair that host’s ability to serve legitimate clients.

How does Avi Networks help with DDoS attacks?

The Avi Vantage platform protects and mitigates against DDoS attacks by identifing threats, inform admins and automatically protecting against these attacks. Some of the features that are used to accomplish this are TCP SYN Flooding Protection, HTTP DDoS Protection, Connection Rate Limiting per Client, Connection Rate Limiting per User Defined Clients, Limiting Max Throughput per VS, Limiting Max Concurrent Connections per VS and Limiting Max Concurrent Connections per Server.