Re: [Bitcoin-development] DOS-Attacks on bitcoin-client?

2013-04-07 Thread Scott Howard
On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Oliver Egginger bitc...@olivere.de wrote: Hello, I'm using your bitcoin-qt client (version 0.8.1). Normally everything is working pretty fine, but sometimes it seems that other nodes produce an enormous amount of traffic. I have not had the time to investigate

Re: [Bitcoin-development] DOS-Attacks on bitcoin-client?

2013-04-07 Thread Oliver Egginger
Am 07.04.2013 17:22, schrieb Scott Howard: Many new users have started using the reference client which downloads the whole blockchain from peers. Yes I have made a clean start because of the the new database structure. There currently isn't a throttling mechanism [1] so it's possible to

Re: [Bitcoin-development] DOS-Attacks on bitcoin-client?

2013-04-07 Thread Jeff Garzik
BTW, check out the blockchain torrent, as one way of offloading some of the download bandwidth used from the P2P network: Bitcoin blockchain data torrent https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=145386.0 -- Jeff Garzik exMULTI, Inc. jgar...@exmulti.com