UltraDNS Failure?

Shrdlu shrdlu at deaddrop.org
Wed Dec 23 20:02:46 CST 2009

Richard A Steenbergen wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 05:38:21PM -0800, Shrdlu wrote:
>>I'm still seeing the DNS servers at udns down, hard. Amazon's cloud will 
>>need a reboot when this is over. Dang, what the heck happened to all 
>>that anycast stuff?
> We have some DNS providing type customers (not UltraDNS) receiving a few
> million packets/sec of UDP/53 DoS traffic, starting at about the same
> time as the UltraDNS problems. No clue if it's related, but it certainly
> sounds suspicious. :)

I saw close to a hundred hits on my local dns servers for one request, 
and they were mostly due to the crazy amazon cloud stuff. You looking at 
the packets?

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A kiddley divey too, wooden chu?
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Three little fiddies and a mama fiddy too...

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