[service-announce] Temporarily blocking AS4837 (China Unicom) from Git

Mohammed Naser mnaser at vexxhost.com
Sun Jul 5 17:29:36 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 2:30 PM Jeremy Stanley <fungi at yuggoth.org> wrote:
> Due to a flood of connections from random addresses within AS4837
> (China Unicom), we have temporarily blocked access to the
> opendev.org Git service from all prefixes they're announcing in BGP.
> This is not a decision we took lightly, but whatever distributed
> system these requests are coming from is not limited to any easily
> classified network set. We're also seeing similar activity from
> AS4134 (ChinaNet), and so may have to add filtering for their
> prefixes too in the near term.

Have those blocks been removed or are they still in place?

> Hopefully we can lift this block once the problematic traffic
> subsides, or as soon as we implement better alternative mitigations.
> --
> Jeremy Stanley
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Mohammed Naser

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