Madison Kelly linux-5ZoueyuiTZhBDgjK7y7TUQ at
Fri Jul 10 23:38:16 UTC 2009

Erik (Caneris) wrote:
> Madison wrote:
>> I don't know about, but we (small local ISP who resell's 
>> Bell's DSL) have looked at ways to get around their bandwidth capping 
>> with minimal success. They seem to throttle what they don't like at 
>> their central concentrator(s) before we get it. If Acanac has found a 
>> way around this, power to them!
> It's actually pretty straight-forward. We (Caneris) have bypassed Bell's throttling using both MLPPP and SSH tunnels. I imagine MPPE would probably work too, but it's a real PITA for us to re-config our LNSs, RADIUS, prov, tools, and everything else to completely support MPPE. 
> Bell throttles on the egress from the BASs, using equipment from Arbor Networks (formerly Ellacoya), which does DPI.

Trick is doing it on our end for all customers... I've not been the one 
looking into it though, so I am not sure what the actual challenge is.

I thought Bell was flat-out denying using Deep Packet Inspection? Have 
they changed their tune or did someone do their homework?

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