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Re: ARIN Policy on IP-based Web Hosting

  • From: Joe Shaw
  • Date: Wed Aug 30 13:30:48 2000

On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Ron 'The InSaNe One' Rosson wrote:

> > The big difference between pop (where logging in with
> > [email protected] works fine for name virtual hosting) and ftp is
> > that pop is a private service, where some folks like to use ftp as a
> > public service without authentication.
> > 
> > I'd still put little weight on folks advocating and encouraging
> > the use ftp, but the same point can [sadly] be made much more
> > effectively with https. IP virtual hosts are where it's at for the
> > time being.
> And lets not forget traffic accounting as well.  ;-)

I think I remember Top Layer saying they dig deep enough into the
packet payload that they can still do flow accounting on name-based
transactions.  However, I may be totally wrong on that.  Cisco netflow
is a different story.

Joseph W. Shaw - [email protected]