Pool servers always get some HTTP requests, and other garbage traffic, but HTTP requests to my US Pool servers have recently been going way up.
Specifically, requests to
http://north-america.pool.ntp.org/ for “
HEAD / HTTP/1.1” from assorted Android user-agents.
For example, my servers each recently averaged about 200,000 of those requests per day. (Net speed: 500 Mbps.) (Edit: Or 1000 Mbps.)
Anyone have thoughts or information about it?
It’s not a problem for me at this point – though I did decide to tighten my log rotation – but if the traffic continues to increase, or if someone is low on disk space, doesn’t have good log rotation, or logs to an SD card, they could eventually have hundreds of MB of logs and run into trouble…