NAP/ISP Saturation WAS: Re: Exchanges that matter...

Tim Salo salo at
Mon Dec 16 21:54:38 UTC 1996

> Subject: Re: NAP/ISP Saturation WAS: Re: Exchanges that matter...
> To: doleary at (dave o'leary)
> Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 16:00:09 -0500 (EST)
> Cc: mleber at, forrestc at, nathan at, joe at Navigist.Com,
>         nanog at
> From: dvv at (Dima Volodin)
> More of that - at least one site uses one of our hosts as a target of
> pings for measuring "Internet health".
> We consider this to be an abuse of our resources

How many ping per second do you see?

How many pings per second can your host handle?  Your network?

> and, most probably, we will disable any external
> traffic we find inappropriate for this or other hosts.

So, do I understand you correctly as saying that you have no interest
in helping your customers understand the state of your service?


"Those darn customers, things would work just fine, if they didn't keep
using the network..."

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