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Re: real-time DDoS help?
Why a NANOG IRC server would be targeted, I have no clue. But if that's the case, count me out. On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:41:51AM -0400, Daniel Reed wrote: > > On 2004-06-22T08:27-0500, Bubba Parker wrote: > ) Well if people use this IRC server, there's definately going to be more > ) control over the channel and server itself. And if needed, other members > ) could gain more control server-wide. Let me know if you have any > ) questions. > > You may find that an IRC server used for the purposes of discussing DoS > attacks, to the point of being used for real time mitigation of same, will > ultimately be targeted as part of those attacks. > > A dedicated DS3 probably does not provide enough bandwidth to run a modern > DoS-resistent IRC server. As a point of reference, during an attack, some > EFnet IRC servers may take in multiple hundreds of Mb/s before upstream > action is initiated. > > -- > Daniel Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://people.redhat.com/djr/ irc.efnet.us > There are people who do things and people who take the credit, and the > trick is to be in the first group; there is a lot less competition. -- > Dwight Morrow, American Diplomat -- Bubba Parker email@example.com CityNet LLC http://www.citynetinfo.com/