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These statements control the way comsatd fights possible flooding attacks.

Comsatd Conf: max-requests number

Set maximum number of incoming requests per ‘request-control-interval’.

Comsatd Conf: request-control-interval duration

Set the request control interval.

Comsatd Conf: overflow-delay-time duration

Set initial amount of time to sleep, after the first overflow occurs.

Comsatd Conf: overflow-control-interval duration

Set overflow control interval. If two consecutive overflows happen within that interval, the overflow-delay-time is doubled.