Dynamic IP log retention = 0?

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Mar 12 17:26:33 CDT 2009


In message <20090312120816.B668 at egps.egps.com>, "N. Yaakov Ziskind" writes:
> JC Dill wrote (on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 09:02:25AM -0700):
> > Ross wrote:
> > 
> > There seems to be a big misconception that he asked them to "hand over" 
> > the info.  As I read the OP, he asked Comcast to do something about it 
> > and Comcast said "we can't do anything about it because we don't have 
> > logs".  Here's a quote from the OP:

The real problem is that Covad claim (second hand) that they can't
identify the perpetrator(s).

	I've been nudging an operator at Covad about a handful of
	hosts from his DHCP pool that have been attacking -
	relentlessly port scanning - our assets.  I've been informed
	by this individual that there's "no way" to determine which
	customer had that address at the times I list in my logs -
	even though these logs are sent within 48 hours of the
	incidents.

One shouldn't need to have to get the indentities of the perpetrators
to get AUP enforced.  Port scanning is against 99.9% of AUP's.

Mark
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