ftp archives disappearing?
RodSmallwood at mail.ediconsulting.co.uk
Mon Mar 19 03:54:01 CDT 2007
From: cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org
[mailto:cctech-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of James Rice
Sent: 19 March 2007 04:25
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
Subject: Re: ftp archives disappearing?
On 3/18/07, Teo Zenios <teoz at neo.rr.com> wrote:
> If you want a mirror it would be nice just to ask the owner for a DVD
> set of the data which takes little time and doesn't hog bandwidth from
> others who just want a few files.
> I ran a private FTP during the later 90's when cable 1st came around
> in my area. I never cared if people connected and downloaded what was
> on the site as long as they didn't use software that logged in
> multiple times to suck down all the bandwidth from the other users,
> and didn't hammer the site every second to get on when the slots were
> full. Everybody is different and you need to respect their rules.
My employer lets me host my site of their bandwidth. I do throttle
downloads at 1.8kbps and limit connections to two from any IP address.
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