AW: [Full-Disclosure] windowsupdate.microsoft.com limits on how m any times a computer can access it
Claus.Bitten at framfab.de
Fri Nov 21 09:33:26 GMT 2003
First of all even Microsoft might have some Server- oder Networkproblems
(load-balancer or else).
And I do not think that MS restrict IPs (except maybe some active
firewalling to prevent DOS)
because with NAT widely used blocking IPs (mostly firewalls) would render
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Irwan Hadi" <irwanhadi at phxby.com>
> To: <full-disclosure at lists.netsys.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 9:13 AM
> Subject: [Full-Disclosure] windowsupdate.microsoft.com limits
> on how many
> times a computer can access it
> > I just got an incident where everytime I try to access
> > windowsupdate.microsoft.com, I keep getting this error:
> > Service Unavailable
> > The server is temporarily unable to service your request. Please try
> > again later.
> > Well, I used to be able to access
> windowsupdate.microsoft.com a couple
> > hours ago with this computer, but after visiting it again
> and again for
> > around 7 times, now I can't access it anymore.
> > It seems that the windowsupdate.microsoft.com server now
> limits on how
> > many times a computer can access it, because when I tried by using
> > a different computer with different IP address, it worked just fine.
> > Anyway, below is the IP address of
> windowsupdate.microsoft.com from my
> > place (remember that windowsupdate now uses Akamai)
> > phxby at phxby:~> host windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> > windowsupdate.microsoft.com is an alias for
> > windowsupdate.microsoft.nsatc.net.
> > windowsupdate.microsoft.nsatc.net has address 184.108.40.206
> > windowsupdate.microsoft.nsatc.net has address 220.127.116.11
> > phxby at phxby:~>
> > _______________________________________________
> > Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
> > Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html
> Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
> Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html
Full-Disclosure is hosted and sponsored by Secunia.