[racket-dev] Pinging BYU people!! (was: DOS attack on planet?)

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Sep 22 18:34:46 EDT 2013

Next time, feel free to follow the directions on
internal.racket-lang.org. Now that you've turn off its access, rather
than just logging in and killing it, I can't test and see what the
underlying problem was. Let me know when you have turn traffic back


On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 3:26 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> (Note that instead of the apache rule I now switched to a firewall
> rule, so it won't even get 403 responses now.)
> 40 minutes ago, Eli Barzilay wrote:
>> Update: bringing it down for a few minutes didn't help, and the
>> offending process continues its merciless traffic.  I've added a
>> temporary rule that effectively blacklists planet access from that IP
>> address.  (Apologies in case that's a shared machine.)  All I see now,
>> are failed attempts to get "/servlets/pkg-info.ss" (which are answered
>> with a 403 to that IP).
>> Can someone at BYU look into this?
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

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