SSL handshake attack mitigation

Sergey A. Osokin osa at
Wed Nov 6 20:34:07 UTC 2019


On Wed, Nov 06, 2019 at 02:41:15PM -0500, mogwai wrote:
> Greetings!
> I run a bunch of sites on nginx-plus-r19 (OpenSSL 1.0.2k-fips) and was
> recently hit by a nasty DDoS SSL handshake attack.

there are several techics are avaialble to mitigate DDoS attacks with NGINX and 
NGINX Plus, please see the following link for details:

Since you have NGINX Plus version I'd recommend to contact the NGINX Plus
Support team through the Customer Portal, or via email
plus-support at

Sergey Osokin

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