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Re: ICMP rate limiting on EGRESS (Warning, operational content inside)
- From: bmanning
- Date: Mon Jan 17 10:23:29 2000
> > > Is this a good idea?
> > seems to me that there's sufficient chance that it is a REALLY good idea,
> > that folk should seriously try it.
> ideas that good should have been implemented a long time ago. OTOH, I am
> of the opinion that the real problem is neither ICMP nor IP directed
> broadcast. the real problem, as I see it, is spoofed-source packets. the
> upon further pondering, I came up with this variation on a time-honored
> the solution: cheap, easy, correct...pick 2.
Source routing and connection based services are creaping into
the Internet, slowly but surely. Both are a far cry from the
destination forwarding and connectionless service that I grew