Excessive DNS Requests

David A. Ulevitch davidu at everydns.net
Wed Oct 13 19:08:13 UTC 2004


<quote who="Anderson, Ian">
> Anyone else seeing excessive DNS requests hammering their local
> forwarders this evening.  We've just taken our residence network
> off-line owing to the level of port 53 traffic coming from it.  Can't
> see anything in the usual places regarding this....

Things seem normal over here...

http://fiona.everybox.com/~davidu/dns1-101304-120500pdt.png
(authoritative ns)

Are the residents actually making legit DNS queries or just spewing down
port 53?

-davidu



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