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Re: TCP session disconnection caused by Code Red?

  • From: mike harrison
  • Date: Mon Aug 06 16:45:12 2001

> Hmmm, a 7206 should surely be able to handle more than 600 packets per second
> or am I wrong here? Our upstream E3 is currently used a maximum of 15Mbps and

It's not the packets per second that seems to kill them, its
the amount of arp cache and sessions (figure 600 packets per second, 
each packet to a different host...Thats a lot of sessions in 5 minutes)