*tap tap* is this thing on?

Andrew Kirch trelane at trelane.net
Mon Oct 26 20:44:00 UTC 2015

I have been getting these all weekend as well, and am well over 200.  Pings
via Twitter, and attempts to contact NANOG's upstream (SCNET) via NANOG
have gone unanswered.

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 1:46 PM, Brielle Bruns <bruns at 2mbit.com> wrote:

> On 10/26/15 11:24 AM, Joe Abley wrote:
>> On Oct 26, 2015, at 13:10, Brielle Bruns <bruns at 2mbit.com> wrote:
>> This spam flood is kinda hilarious in a way.  Any idea why no one with
>>> mod or admin privs for the mailing list has bothered to step in and deal
>>> with this?
>> I asked a similar question myself on another list.
>> But then after a minute's reflection, the fact that we all got 200+
>> messages like this on the NANOG list and not a single other message
>> complaining about it suggests that someone did actually hit the big
>> red moderation button promptly, and just waited until Monday to sort
>> it out (which would not have been completely unreasonable, I think).
>> The residual messages that tricked through after that seem likely to
>> be nothing more than outbound queues draining.
>> Joe
> I considered the same thing as you, initially.  Went back and looked at
> the raw headers though, and the early Received headers - shows the messages
> were still coming in over the course of the weekend rather then just say
> Friday night and then it was a queue purge.
> My filters kicked in on Sat evening once I added something to counteract
> the whitelist for nanog's mails (going through nanog servers), so I'm
> missing alot of the later spew from Sunday.
> --
> Brielle Bruns
> The Summit Open Source Development Group
> http://www.sosdg.org    /     http://www.ahbl.org

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