[atlas] "Spoofing" tests.
Joe Provo jzp-ripe at rsuc.gweep.net
Sat Sep 7 19:39:09 CEST 2013
On Sat, Sep 07, 2013 at 01:24:12PM -0400, Warren Kumari wrote: > Apologies if this has already been discussed enlist -- I took a > quick look though the archives and didn't see it. See thread "Spoofing the source IP address from a probe?" from around RIPE66. > I believe that the reason for not allowing things like tests that > send spoofed packets is that it might violate the AUP that participants > have with their ISPs / be viewed by participants ISPs as an attack. > > So, what about having a checkbox in the Probe Settings that says > something like: "I have no AUP with my ISP or I'm fine to violate > my AUP. Run intrusive or dangerous tests on this probe" ? This would > create a subset of probes that could be used for more interesting > tests, an d would allow for greater visibility into things. There was traffic seeming to support the idea of a properly opted-in method (as recently as 30 July) but there hadn't been specifics regarding the implementation nor commitment that it would get to such a one. :-) -- RSUC / GweepNet / Spunk / FnB / CotSG / Usenix / NANOG