identify hostname

Jon Zeeff jzeeff at
Tue Dec 1 20:41:18 UTC 1998

Who is willing to write a tool to do broadcast address discovery and 
access-list generation?  Ideally with a config file that would allow 
one to avoid serious self smurfing (ie, ranges to check and patterns
to assume are broadcasts without trying them).  

> Filtering broadcast addresses is pretty ugly. Consider that a single Class
> C broken down into /30's can have 64 broadcast addresses. Maybe if it was
> just filtering your own assigned subnets, it would be possible, but this
> also applies to customer-subnetted broadcast addresses, so you'd have to
> coordinate your filter with every one of your customers, every time they
> change subnets. Not impossible, but pretty close.

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