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Re: GLBX ICMP rate limiting (was RE: Tier-1 without their own backbone?)
From: Robert Boyle <robert () tellurian com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 10:57:52 -0400
At 09:26 AM 8/28/2003, you wrote:
It takes some education to the customers, but after they understand why,
most are receptive.
Especially when they get DOS'ed.
We have been rate limiting ICMP for a long time, however, it is only
recently that the percentage limit has been reached and people have started
to see "packet loss" as a result. However, the fact that customers stay up
and are not affected by the latest DOS attacks and real traffic makes it to
the proper destination makes a slight increase in support calls well worth it.
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