[time], wikis, and help for abusers

Anthony DeRobertis anthony
Wed Apr 30 04:48:16 UTC 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 06:07:46PM -0600, Brandon West wrote:
> Silly question, but say a company had 200 systems behind a NAT firewall. 

256 systems each polling every 256 seconds would, on average, poll every
second. I suspect it'd be easy to tell that apart from a single client
polling every second; I think the 256 clients would be fairly randomly
distributed across the 256 seconds, whereas the one client would
reliably poll every second.

BOFH excuse #155:

Dumb terminal

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