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Re: Traffic to our customer's address(126.0.0.0/8) seems blockedby packet filter

  • From: Marlon Borba
  • Date: Wed Aug 03 16:07:08 2005

Em Qua, 2005-08-03 ās 15:00 -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu escreveu:
> On Wed, 03 Aug 2005 08:52:55 -1000, Randy Bush said:
> > 
> > > You can ping to 126.66.0.30/8.
> > 
> > and how does one ping a /8?
> 
> Smurf.  'ping 126.255.255.255'.
> 
> How quickly they forget. :)

just remember that not all networks use '126.255.255.255' as a broadcast
address. there are non-broadcast networks where that address is a 'host'
one.

[]s,

Marlon, CISSP.






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