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Re: [Re: [Re: M$SQL cleanup incentives]]

  • From: alex
  • Date: Sat Feb 22 11:51:14 2003

> BB> DNS clients will eventually timeout and fall back to another
> BB> server, so any problems would be transient, but the packets
> BB> were legit, right?
> 
> Stateful packet filters are nice.  Properly written, they protect
> both inbound and outbound traffic and need to track very little
> state.

Stateful packet filtering by C sitting between A and B is fallacy since in
order for C to make an intelligent decision it may need to know the details
of every possible communication protocol used by A and B. 

Alex






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