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How to obfuscate the public IP address of a mining pool, to protect it against DDOS attacks?

I have a yiimp mining pool running on a cloud server.

I would like to secure it with HTTPS and anti-DDOS by obfuscating the public ip using Cloudflare, while still retaining stratum mining functionality from the yiimp pool.

The domain of my website is mycoin.io and I have set up the DNS to point to cloudflare. So now the website has HTTPs and DDOS protection.

My yiimp pool server is hosted on the cloud at 149.55.55.55 and I have setup cloudflare to redirect subdomain pool.mycoin.io to that ip address.

Now my mining script can look like this:

-o stratum+tcp://149.55.55.55:3747 -u WALLET_ADDRESS -p c=BUEN

or like this:

-o stratum+tcp://pool.mycoin.io:3747 -u WALLET_ADDRESS -p c=BUEN

But this does not provide any https or anti-ddos protection.

How can I obfuscate the public IP of my pool so that:

-o stratum+tcp://pool.mycoin.io:3747 -u WALLET_ADDRESS -p c=BUEN

still works?

  • pool.mycoin.io is currently NXDOMAIN - something is not setup right. – Willtech May 24 '18 at 9:28
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The Stratum Mining Protocol ist not based on HTTP, so you will not be able to mediate it through Cloudflare or a similar service, unfortunately. Cloudflare and the like are designed for web content as in web pages.

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Use anti-ddos service like cloudflare and it should hide it as well as prevent ddos. I never tried it to mine so not guaranteed ill work but there is no other way to hide it

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