Alec H. Peterson ahp at
Mon Dec 8 18:51:26 UTC 1997

On Mon, Dec 08, 1997 at 11:39:45AM -0700, Wayne Bouchard wrote:
> Since so far 6 people misunderstood this, I *meant* those networks
> that don't need to permit it, should consider filtering inbound ICMP
> echo request packets. (And, hence, blocking the spoofed packet from
> causing an ICMP echo reply flood.)

I personally don't see why this would be preferable to just putting no
ip directed-broadcast on all relavent interfaces.


|Alec Peterson - ahp at    | Erols Internet, INC.                 |
|Network Engineer                    | Springfield, VA.                     |

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