Ethical DDoS drone network
Edward B. DREGER
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Mon Jan 5 12:14:41 CST 2009
JL> Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 12:54:24 -0500
JL> From: Jeffrey Lyon
JL> FWIW, I'm primarily concerned about testing PPS loads and not brute
JL> force bandwidth.
Which underscores my point: <x> bps with minimally-sized packets is even
higher pps than <x> bps with "normal"-sized packets, for any non-minimal
value of "normal". Thus, the potential for breaking something that
scales based on pps instead of bps _increases_ under such testing.
I've not [yet] seen an AUP that reads "customer shall maintain a minimum
packet size of 400 bytes (combined IP header and payload) averaged over
a moving one-hour window". ;-)
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