DDoS summary guide—This page offers a quick summary view for Internet2’s customers and members if experiencing a DDOS attack.
DDoS attacks may be impossible to prevent but mitigation options are available via the Internet2 Network Operations Center (NOC).
Internet2 has options available to negate or reduce the effect of a distributed denial of service attack.
Discard traffic community quick reference guide:
11537:911—Black Hole. Traffic to these prefixes will be discarded (only for Internet2 R&E) between a /24 mask and up to a /32 mask.
11164:53666 Traffic to these prefixes will be discarded (only for TR-CPS traffic).
Specific filter requests
Optionally, Internet2 engineering can implement filtering upon request. To expedite the specific requests include the following information:
- The specific protocol with associated port number(s), destination address and duration of filter.
Contacting the Internet2 NOC:
If Internet2 NOC engineering service is immediately required, email the Internet2 NOC at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317-278-6622.
Internet2 BGP communities:
Internet2 NOC has set up the following combinations to assist members to managing their traffic. See the entire BGP community list.
Internet2’s response to DDOS attacks
The Internet2 Security Working Group