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, 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
>' and 'tcptraceroute' 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.

Dallas Engelken