Dynamically filter and rate-limit malicious traffic. Throttle HTTP requests, ban brute-force attempts, and permanent blacklists for persistent bots.
What good is a firewall if you can't see it's performance?
Rampart constantly filters, blocks, and aggregates its metrics to remind you just how bad it is outside. Special protocols receive special treatment, including malformed SMTP packets and high value URIs.
Backed by a top class API, Rampart is interactable from ApisCP's Dashboard. It can periodically load IPs from a centralized spot and allow offices to whitelist their IP from brute-force protection.
If you're just starting out with Rampart,
rampart:whitelist API commands.
Rampart performance is the same with 1 blacklist or 10,000 blacklists. Rampart uses ipset, which performs in O(1) time.
Rampart listens for non-sensical protocol exchanges and blocks abusive clients.
Blocked addresses automatically expire after a set time. Repeat offenders are placed into a permanent blacklist.
rampart_unban to quickly manage firewalled
addresses using ApisCP's API.
Rampart covers HTTP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, CP, and SSH blacklisting.
Servers running Rampart operate faster with lower load averages.