[CentOS-mirror] Port Scans

Djordjevic, Zoran Zoran.Djordjevic at nttdata.com
Mon Mar 4 21:23:57 UTC 2013

Could Ralph stop sending this trash all over the world. 

Zoran B. Djordjević| Senior Enterprise Architect & Senior Manager|NTT DATA, Inc.| Desk 617.517.2012|Cell 617.678.6037| zoran.djordjevic at nttdata.com

-----Original Message-----
From: centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-mirror-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Ralph Angenendt
Sent: Monday, March 04, 2013 4:23 PM
To: centos-mirror at centos.org
Subject: Re: [CentOS-mirror] Port Scans

On 04.03.2013 10:45, Info | HostingXtreme.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I just wanted to know from other Mirror Hosts experience:
>    - Do you receive a lot of port scan attempts on your mirror machine?

AFAICS: None out of the ordinary background hum of the intarwebz.

>    - Does the CentOS Mirror Monitor (http://mirror-status.centos.org/) use
>    any known IPs? What is the method of monitoring?

Anything from us comes from (or .59, .62). We actually connect to the mirrors to collect the timestamp files, for our mirrorlist we also do a few more extensive checks. This means actually connecting per FTP.

This can change, might we need to move this to another machine.


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