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Re: GLBX ICMP rate limiting (was RE: Tier-1 without their ownbackbone?)
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Wayne E. Bouchard wrote: > > While rate limiting ICMP can be a good thing, it has to be done > carefully and probably can't be uniform across the backbone. (think of > a common site that gets pinged whenever someone wants to test to see > if their connection went down or if it's just loaded.. Limit ICMP into > them impropperly and lots of folks notice.) Such limiting also has to > undergo periodic tuning as traffic levels increase, traffic patterns > shift, and so forth. Along these lines, how does this limiting affect akamai or other 'ping for distance' type localization services? I'd think their data would get somewhat skewed, right?