Getting PING bombed...

Craig A. Huegen chuegen at
Sat Oct 18 19:56:23 UTC 1997

On Sat, 18 Oct 1997, Jared Mauch wrote:

==>	The warning of doing this is be sure you're running code that 
==>doesn't generate icmp administrativeley prohibited messages for each packet
==>denied, else that will melt down your router cpu

For a Cisco, the only release this "fast drop" code is currently in is
11.1CA, release 11.1(13.5)CA and later.  It is currently not in 11.2, but
is being worked on.

See for more information
regarding filtering/tracing capabilities (and information about "smurf"


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