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Re: Who does source address validation? (was Re: what's that smell?)

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Tue Oct 08 11:55:38 2002

On Tue, 08 Oct 2002 11:09:10 EDT, Sean Donelan said:

> http://www.ipservices.att.com/backbone/techspecs.cfm
> 
>    AT&T has also implemented security features directly into the backbone.
>    IP Source Address Assurance is implemented at every customer
>    point-of-entry to guard against hackers. AT&T examines the source
>    address of every inbound packet coming from customer connections to
>    ensure it matches the IP address we expect to see on that packet. This
>    means that the AT&T IP Backbone is RFC2267-compliant.

Thank you, AT&T.

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