John D. Hardin wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Jul 2007, Christopher X. Candreva wrote:
>
>
>> On Fri, 13 Jul 2007, John D. Hardin wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Is there some reason pointing everyone at the coral cache of the
>>> website won't work? Granted, coral is also intended for large files,
>>> but it is distributed and is almost transparent...
>>>

>> Well right now, www.rulesemporium.com came up in a few seconds
>> directly, and took over a minute via the Coral Cache.
>>
>> So I would answer "because it doesn't help, and slows things down
>> in fact".
>>

>
> The initial retrieval of the cached pages *does* require a regular
> connection to the primary website, so the coral network would be just
> as impacted by a DDoS as regular users are. However, once it has its
> copy response should be quite fast. I just tried it and it took just a
> few seconds, whereas I haven't been able to get directly to the
> primary website at all for a week or more.
>



Hi John,

Prolexic says...

> If you could ask any users with connectivity issues to submit a 'host
> www.rulesemporium.com' and 'tcptraceroute www.rulesemporium.com' along"
> with a complaint of connectivity problems, that would be very helpful.



So, if you want to send that to me, I can get the info to them so they
can get to the bottom of it.

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