Educause Security Discussion
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From: Jeff Kell <jeff-kell () UTC EDU>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 13:14:08 -0400
Matthew Gracie wrote:
Di Fabio, Andrea wrote:
Are there institutions using Dragonfly from http://www.dragonfly.com ?
If so, I would be interested in hearing if you are shaping this
application's bandwidth or have taken any other measures to throttle it down
and control the IP addresses it talks to.
Our athletics department has this, and it is indeed an incredibly
bandwidth-greedy application. We've got it in a throttled class using
our Packetshaper, which seems to be mitigating the resource use.
Yes, it stinks to high heaven. As does XPressPlay, another favorite of
our athletics department.
Dragonfly is a rather specific protocol. XPressPlay is essentially
We let our Procera's volume based shaping sort them out.