Re: Digital Island sponsors DoS attempt?

From: (no name) (no email)
Date: Fri Oct 26 2001 - 12:22:21 EDT


On Fri, 26 Oct 2001 08:58:41 PDT, Dave Siegel said:

> However, I would think it common courtesy to contact the network
> administrator of a site you intend to measure, particularly if your
> measurement tools are likely to trip security alarms.

Now if we only knew how to get (for example) things to work right if the
contact would look like:

"Hi, we have an F5 load balancer, and one of your users just contacted us,
and we were wondering if it were OK for us to try to provide better service
for your user by measuring network latencies before we send the content they
asked us for...."

And I suppose we really *should* also ask all the transit AS's as well...

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				Valdis Kletnieks
				Operating Systems Analyst
				Virginia Tech









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