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[ NNSquad ] Re: "How to Patrol Your ISP"
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA512 Lauren Weinstein wrote: > First, we need some writeups describing specific tests and > parameters that users can employ, making use of various currently > available open source tools, to begin measuring aspects of their > ISPs' performance. Until more automated, purpose-built packages are > developed, this could still start bringing in some useful data. I would like to contribute on the aspect of transparent-caching and other transparent redirections: http://archiver.mailfighter.net/nmap-dev/2007/Sep-Oct-Nov-Dec/0079.html Excerpt: [...] These days I've been having a big fight with my ISP, Fibertel, because they're limiting rate according to port, (but not the number of connections, heh, so I can use axel or any other parallel-downloading utility and obtain 364kb/s). I can download/browse the internet at 26kb/s. In all my calls to the customer care department, they always denied having any kind of limitation or proxy. I know for certain that have have a NetCache appliance (for more details, check out http://blog.buanzo.com.ar, those tests are not nmap/qscan related). Today, I finally decided to use qscan [...] - -- Arturo "Buanzo" Busleiman - Consultor Independiente en Seguridad Informatica Apoye la Musica Libre - Vote Futurabanda desde: (ver sgte. linea) http://www.frecuenciazero.com.ar/realityrock/votar.htm -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFHO1UtAlpOsGhXcE0RCq1wAJ4v8Ev4nTyC+tYv7p2p8HRs7YsqPwCggBdh 3KW8FR/ypxlU+hE8ot3eBKM= =i5tl -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----