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Re: Network Operators and smurf

  • From: Al Reuben
  • Date: Sat Apr 25 12:58:56 1998


Wait; all traffic is coming in one interface. The CEF thing will have no
effect if the spoofed source address is a real network.

However, if it is a completely bogus source address (1.2.3.4 or somesuch),
then yes, it does make it a bit easier to filter.


On Sat, 25 Apr 1998 Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no wrote:

> > The other extreme is that, what if you are singly-homed? Then
> > it is useless again.
> 
> Why, may I ask?  This removes the need to maintain access lists
> to do the same thing, so I don't see it as entirely useless.
> 
> - Håvard
> 

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