Today, as of 11 a.m. (EST) the popular web service Twitter was down. A recent status update from Twitter attributed the cause of the outage to the site experiencing a denial-of-service attack.
...the customer determined "unofficially" from a friendly insider at the ISP that they may be throttling their bandwidth due to BitTorrent traffic. A BitTorrent client was discovered in use by an employee at that location. After the BitTorrent client was stopped, the bandwidth resumed to normal levels. ... how do you determine if your traffic is being throttled by your ISP?
Ok, sorry for the delay, but I want to dive right in. Let's break down the steps from part 1: 1 – Configure NTP time source for PDC domain contoller For this step, you want to configure the PDC to check in with a reliable Internet time server. A couple of ones that I prefer... Continue Reading →
Time synchronization is so important and necessary that we tend to take it for granted and never give it much thought. There are many problems and symptoms that can arise from systems that are out of sync. To the untrained eye, these problems can be difficult to diagnose and correct.