[time] 22.214.171.124, wikis, and help for abusers
Wed Apr 30 15:59:04 UTC 2008
If someone wants to look into this in detail, I've been logging
timestamps for every single request my 100Mbps US time server gets. I've
also been logging 1% of the actual NTP traffic. I've gone ahead and
extracted timestamps for 126.96.36.199 for a little over two weeks starting
April 2. You can download them here:
There's 450,000 or so requests there for a rate of 1 request every 3
seconds. It's not just that that rate is high, it's that they seem to be
hitting a bunch of pool servers.
It'd be great to have some wiki docs to point people at. But it's a lot
of effort to contact abusers. As long as the fraction of clients that
are acting poorl isn't increasing, I'm not going to sweat it too much.
The fraction of IPs sending more than 20 requests in 10 minutes has held
below 0.4% for me in the seven months I've been watching:
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