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From "Henk P. Penning" <he...@cs.uu.nl>
Subject Re: Unusual Traffic
Date Tue, 12 May 2009 11:59:55 GMT
On Tue, 12 May 2009, Silio d' Angelo wrote:

> Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 13:01:47 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Silio d' Angelo <dangelo@gno.uniroma2.it>
> To: mirrors@apache.org
> Subject: Re: Unusual Traffic
> 
> may be download accelerators have this attitude but to download
> something like 86,000,000 bytes about 12,000 times, it seems to me a
> little excessive. And also, why all that is usually originated from
> an IP non resolving the reverse address and most of the times from
> some Chinese network ? This slows down the response of the server,
> floods the log files and also sinks almost all the "ipport_userreserved".
>
> Have you any suggestion on how to minimize their effects ?

   ... I am not aware of options/settings to block retrieval
   of 'partial content' ; these bad download accelerators are
   just abusers of your 'open' system.


>                                 Silio ( dangelo@gno.uniRoma2.it )

   regards,

   Henk Penning

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