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Re: NSPs filter?
I would filter only if the root server operator is complaining about it...not to say I would do nothing; I would most definitely give the customer a call and strongly advise them to set up a local resolver, citing the volume of redundant traffic they're paying for... -C On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 09:15:26PM -0700, Stephen Stuart wrote: > > > IMO, Commercial ISPs should never filter customer packets unless > > specifically requested to do so by the customer, or in response to a > > security/abuse incident. > > Let's say the customer operates some big enterprise network, runs > their infrastructure in RFC1918 space ("for security," hah), and spews > a couple kilobits of DNS query from that RFC1918 space toward the root > nameservers. Assume that either pride or ignorance will prevent the > customer from ever asking you to filter what you know to be garbage > traffic. Does your rule to "never filter customer packets" mean you're > going to sit and watch those packets go by? > > If yes, why? > > Stephen