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Re: spare swamp space?
- From: Mikael Abrahamsson
- Date: Thu Aug 20 02:41:37 1998
On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Alex Bligh wrote:
> Effectively this means that if your public IP gets smurfed, it's b/w
> usage internally on your network is limited. If your private IP gets
> smurfed, it all gets dropped (thinking about it if you made exceptions
> for IRC peering you could do the whole thing on one IP if your customers
> never use border router i/fs).
> If you are paying per bit, you'll still pay for smurfs, but they'll have
> to be 45Mb/s in size to cause any real damage. You'll probably find BGP
> flapping up and down as your T1 saturates is more of a problem.
I believe the major point was that the smurfed traffic shouldnt be routed
at all outside of the provider that hasnt fixed their smurf-relays,
bringing down the impact on transit providers as well...?
Mikael Abrahamsson email: email@example.com