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Re: Ping flooding
- From: Alan Hannan
- Date: Thu Jul 11 23:05:54 1996
......... Paul Ferguson is rumored to have said:
] At 08:53 PM 7/11/96 -0500, Alan Hannan wrote:
] > Vadim,
] >] 2) Don't Do Any Dynamic Routing Where Only One Path Exists.
] > Certainly I would not agree with this rule.
] > If I have a tail router that is down, I do not want to send
] > traffic to him, when he is not there to receive it. Rather, I
] > would want my intermediate router to reject it right off.
] > Furthermore, I do not want to extend nondynamic notification in my
] > network.
] 'Tis better to black-hole packets than to flap.
Ahhhhh.... but I'd prefer to flap than have to track down evil
legacy statics.... Dealing w/ flapping is much more
intellectually stimulating :)
I did neglect to mention that fascist null0 static-ing at my
egress points helps to decrease the ramifications of any flapping.
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