[Pool] OT: how much traffic is too much? (was Re: From which IP addresses is going monitoring activity?)
vasil at ludost.net
Wed Sep 21 22:29:09 UTC 2011
В 15:23 -0700 на 21.09.2011 (ср), Chuck Swiger написа:
> > 188.8.131.52 5778 Banned
> > 184.108.40.206 1902 Warning
> > 220.127.116.11 411 Warning
> > 18.104.22.168 406 Warning
> [ ... ]
> > 22.214.171.124 110 Warning
> 110 queries per day is one every ~800 seconds.
> That's not very different from the standard maxpoll of 10 aka every
> 1024 seconds. Only the first two entries ought to qualify as
> potentially abusive. The real problems aren't from someone polling
> every 500 seconds, or even every minute-- it's the folks sending a
> query every second because their config or firewall is busted.
This might already be answered somewhere in a FAQ, but, why is even that
too much? The NTP traffic I see never goes over 5-6 kbps, and the daemon
should be able to handle at least 20 times more than that. So, is there
a reason to ban anyone who isn't sending something like 100pps?
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