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Re: follow up on gigabit either

  • From: John Fraizer
  • Date: Thu Dec 24 00:51:01 1998

It's kinda hard to flood the ARP table of an ATM switch and have it let you
see the traffic on another PVC.  It can be done with a switch.  (Not
necessarily _all_ switches but, some.)

At 08:00 PM 12/23/98 -0800, you wrote:
>
>K wrote:
>[useful summary of gigabit ether situation]
>
>>Steve also made exclnt point that the ATM vs 'promiscuous' medium
>>	have other inherent distinction of potential interest 
>>	to ISPs with policy/privacy/security concerns
>
>I'm not quite sure I understand this bit; isn't switched ether
>(of any speed) equally secure as an ATM switch would be?
>
>-george william herbert
>gherbert@crl.com   I speak only for myself

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