DDOS?

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by v0nn_toaster, May 9, 2017.

  1. v0nn_toaster

    v0nn_toaster L2: Junior Member

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    So, i want to host a TF2 server and i have the hardware and the internet to do it
    The server
    AMD A4
    6GB DDR3
    1TB HDD
    And my speed is
    100/MB down
    6/MB up

    But i don't want a jerk do pay 5 bucks to ruin all my equipment
    Then the obvious option would be a VPN
    but this can cause a lot of lag
    but is it worth it to have a layer of protection?
     
  2. iiboharz

    aa iiboharz Meme Queen

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    Just do it, I seriously doubt anyone is gonna DDoS a tiny TF2 server.
     
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  3. Hydrogen

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    That upload speed is awfully low. You can run only 1 instance of SRCDS with that connection.

    Otherwise, like @iiboharz said, go right ahead and run one; the chances of someone attacking your server is very small. You also need a HTTP (FastDL) server if you want to host custom maps. You can run maps on the steam workshop if you don't want to run a FastDL server.

    The VPN would give you faster connection speeds and might come with a HTTP server (depends on the host) at the cost of some CPU power. It depends if your CPU is faster than the CPU running the virtual machine is on a VPS.

    For more questions related to server hosting (and any technical problems you run into), this is the community that you want to go to: https://forums.alliedmods.net/ (the creators of Sourcemod own that website)
     
  4. Tuaam

    Tuaam L6: Sharp Member

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    Do you have any grudges against anybody? Any enemies, opponents, haters, that might increase your chances of a DDOS?
     
  5. v0nn_toaster

    v0nn_toaster L2: Junior Member

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    everyone
    on
    the
    internet


    for some reason ;-;
     
  6. Fantasma

    aa Fantasma

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    Are you running a server for map testing? Or just a general thing you wanna start up?
     
  7. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    Unless you have something specific in mind, you won't have an issue. I'm a "known" member of the community with my own server and I publicly advertise events on it and have never had an issue with ddos-ing. Same with tf2maps, we've held a ton of big events and as far as I'm aware we've never had an issue either.

    I wouldn't put too much concern into it.
     
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  8. suber36g

    suber36g L3: Member

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    Unless you jinx yourself...
     
  9. v0nn_toaster

    v0nn_toaster L2: Junior Member

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    i wanna make a server that people can join with a large map selection