DDOS - How much is "too much"?

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Sat Dec 13 08:56:05 CST 2008


DDoS protection packages are generally sold with Mbps, PPS, and often
TCP-SYN / UDP session limits.

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>
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Tuc at T-B-O-H <ml at t-b-o-h.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>        I have a client who prior to me settled into a non-carrier-neutral
>> facility. They were approached this week for "DoS/DDoS protection" which
>> they could buy in X Mb/s, 2xX Mb/s or 4xX Mb/s scrubbing solutions.
>>
>>        Maybe I've been out of the running my larger Managed Server
>> Hosting Company too long, but wasn't the "non-elegant" solutions
>> something ISPs just "did"? Was it only DoS, and when it comes to
>> DDoS they tell you its just too much to handle. And blocking how many
>> netblocks does an ISP consider "too many" before it tells the client
>> there is only so much it can do for them? Do people tell/give clients
>> their own solutions? (Like Zebra boxes that'll inject BGP into their
>> site)
>>
>>        They wanted me to come up with 3 reasons FOR the service,
>> 3 against, and what I felt was a fair market value for this. I just need
>> to know if people still did that type of stuff for each other or if
>> everything costs nowadays....
>>
>>                Thanks, Tuc/TBOH
>>
>>
>



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