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How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack?

How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack? I did some research and found that it is possible to do load balancing with HAProxy. Is there any other solution that could be implemented?
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Can I detect when someone is connecting to my server via Tor?

I run a web server. Can I distinguish between traffic that has been routed via Tor and that which hasn't?
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Can Tor be configured to run on all outgoing connections on a server?

I want to make a web-service that is going to make requests to various other servers. However, I don't want those servers to be able to pinpoint the location/IP address of my service (As a SPAM ...
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How to mitigate layer 7 attacks on hidden services?

I've observed the following: The Tor client establishes reverse connections to random relays and any further hidden service traffic is tunneled trough these connections. This means: There are no ...
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How to deal with DDOS attacks?

This post was not helpful: How to protect a hidden service against DDOS attack? My onion keeps getting hit with denial of service attacks. Is there anything I can do to minimize the effects? POST ...