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Re: spare swamp space?
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 protected] ICQ: 2269442 Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.