Colocation providers and ACL requests

Keegan Holley keegan.holley at sungard.com
Tue Oct 25 20:21:15 CDT 2011


I'm assuming colo means hosting, and the OP misspoke.  Most colo providers
don't provide active network for colo (as in power and rack only) customers.

2011/10/25 Paul Graydon <paul at paulgraydon.co.uk>

> On 10/25/2011 08:43 AM, Christopher Pilkington wrote:
>
>> Is it common in the industry for a colocation provider, when requested to
>> put an egress ACL facing us such as:
>>
>>   deny udp any a.b.c.d/24 eq 80
>>
>> …to refuse and tell us we must subscribe to their managed DDOS product?
>>
>> -cjp
>>
>>
>>  For colo?  No, filtering is the customers concern, unless failure to do
> so is causing a problem for the colo network.  Such services are almost
> always paid for add-ons to a colo package.  The colocation business is
> usually fairly low on the profit margin with most companies trying to get
> away with the bare minimum possible over and above the basics.
>
>
>


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