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Re: spare swamp space?
- From: Brandon Ross
- Date: Mon Aug 24 11:12:56 1998
On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Alex Bligh wrote:
> 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.
That's just the problem, the smurf attacks we have been receiving lately
have been big enough to completely fill our transit T3's causing a
negative impact on all of our other services.
> You'll probably find BGP flapping up and down as your T1 saturates is
> more of a problem.
I wasn't planning on running BGP over that link at all, since there will
be only a /24 on our end of it, a simple static route on the upstream's
side is sufficient.
Brandon Ross Network Engineering 404-815-0770 800-719-4664
Director, Network Engineering, MindSpring Ent., Inc. email@example.com
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