[Dshield] Ping Problems

Jim Gifford maillist at jg555.com
Sun Nov 3 23:45:28 GMT 2002


It's a company called Internap Network Services.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed Truitt" <ed.truitt at etee2k.net>
To: <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2002 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Ping Problems


> Just *who* is their.ip.add.ress?  Is this an ISP, or a network backbone
> provider, or a special service company, or a measuring firm like Netcraft?
> Do you control the firewall for the box?  If so, and you don't want them
> bothering you, why not simply /dev/null (DROP) the ICMP PING packets?
>
> Cheers,
> Ed Truitt
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Gifford" <maillist at jg555.com>
> To: <list at dshield.org>
> Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2002 2:53 PM
> Subject: [Dshield] Ping Problems
>
>
> > Here is my situation, I have this company that does internet performance
> > monitoring keep hitting me numerous times throughout the day with pings.
> On
> > average four time every 15 minutes from different servers. I have asked
> them
> > to stop numerous times, but it still happens. What kind of action can I
> take
> > against them. Below is a few days where of data. What do you think, am I
> > overreacting?
> >
> >             #0-(1-712)        [snort] ICMP PING        2002-10-28
17:25:37
> > their.ip.add.ress        my.ip.add.ress        ICMP
> [snip]
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