Trouble accessing

bmanning at bmanning at
Wed Jan 4 20:18:01 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 03:10:13PM -0500, George, Wes wrote:
> > From: Wessels, Duane [mailto:dwessels at]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 1:41 PM
> > Subject: Re: Trouble accessing
> >
> >
> > The brief problem in accessing was due to numerous
> > parallel
> > downloads of a large video file by a single source IP address.  We have
> > no reason to believe it was malicious in intent, but the offender has
> > been
> > blocked anyway.
> [WEG] In the lovely CGN future, not only will you see this type of behavior (multiple pulls from the same IP) all of the time, your response to block it would have taken tens or hundreds of users out of service simultaneously.
> /troll
> Not meant to fault your response, merely to point out yet one more way that CGN is likely to break things where an assumption of 1 IP = 1 user/host/network exists.
> Wes George

	Hum... thats not how I read Duanes response at all.. I thought they blocked
	the (excessively) large video file from download... :)


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