Colocation providers and ACL requests
paul at paulgraydon.co.uk
Wed Oct 26 00:15:19 UTC 2011
On 10/25/2011 08:43 AM, Christopher Pilkington wrote:
> Is it common in the industry for a colocation provider, when requested to put an egress ACL facing us such as:
> deny udp any a.b.c.d/24 eq 80
> …to refuse and tell us we must subscribe to their managed DDOS product?
For colo? No, filtering is the customers concern, unless failure to do
so is causing a problem for the colo network. Such services are almost
always paid for add-ons to a colo package. The colocation business is
usually fairly low on the profit margin with most companies trying to
get away with the bare minimum possible over and above the basics.
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