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Product ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange


Hetzner's technical department asks people who have a Windows server at home to disable 2 functions in the DNS zone to avoid DDOS attacks and mass phishing. Is it possible to do this with this product or not?



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You need to elaborate on what Hetzner is recommending.

Is it this;


Filtering traffic for known attack patterns

This method allows us to effectively filter out the most commonly known attacks by putting them through traffic scrubbing filters. The method is especially successful at scrubbing out the following types of attacks: DNS reflection, NTP reflection, and UDP floods on port 80.

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