Hosting Chat Communities

Protect a Chat Community from Attack

Exchange Chat Service includes security enhancements that can help you implement attack protection for a chat community. These security enhancements reduce, and in many cases prevent, attacks that can disrupt service or compromise your chat community's security. There are control methods for each of the three basic types of chat community attacks: flooding attacks, clone attacks, and direct client attacks.

To prevent flooding attacks on a chat community, choose one of the following options:

To control clone attacks on the server:

To control direct client attacks on the server:

Note   You can also use the Performance Monitor to monitor Chat Service security.

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Attack Protection