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Re: Ping flooding

  • From: Brett D. Watson
  • Date: Thu Jul 11 01:12:47 1996

> From:    Jerry Anderson <jerry@gi.net>
> Subject: Re: Ping flooding
> 
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> In-Reply-To: <9607092210.AA19147@butler.ncube.com> from "Vadim Antonov" at Jul 
>      ***9, 96 03:10:38 pm
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> > That's once again a matter of defaults -- routers should _by
> > default_  discard all packets from interfaces which they won't
> > use for forwarding those packets back.
> 
> Why?

  then you'll never have an asymetric route.  how handy.

-brett

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