Fwd: Re: OIG unreachable

From: Mike DiMuzio (mdimuzio@cisnet.com)
Date: Sat Aug 18 2001 - 07:40:20 PDT

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    I subscribe to other stuff from GSFC.  This is what they say:
    > Hi, all
    >          As you may or may not have heard, the center decided to block 
    > access to port 80 (that's the WWW access port) to all computers on center 
    > to stop a denial-of-service attack.  This means that web servers at Goddard 
    > will be unavailable to anyone outside of Goddard.  This is timed very 
    > poorly, what with the various procurement activities going on...c'est la vie.
    >          I am in the process of requesting an exemption for the NGST public 
    > server, which is not vulnerable to this type of attack.  I don't know how 
    > long this will take;  if there are other web sites that need to be 
    > available to the world (everything is still available on-center), let me 
    > know by 10 AM.
    >          Thanks,
    >          Joel Offenberg
    41.087N  80.714W 305 meters
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