[atlas] packet loss seen by probes to labs.ripe.net?
Daniel AJ Sokolov (lists) listclient at sokolov.eu.org
Thu Nov 3 05:03:39 CET 2011
On 02.11.2011 14:35 wrote Robert Kisteleki: > The preliminary answer is that there is ICMP rate limiting close to the Labs > servers. The more probes execute ping measurements, the more often they > trigger the limiting. Since the network grew continuously in the past weeks > (and before), rising failure rates per probe can be expected. > > I'll try to confirm this with people who know more about the Labs > architecture. But if I'm right (I think I am), then Atlas is measuring > precisely what it should... and as a by-product, also its own growth :-) So, in other words: The Atlas probes themselves are turning into a DDOS botnet? BR Daniel AJ