traffic filtering

E.B. Dreger eddy+public+spam at
Tue Jan 22 17:41:14 UTC 2002

> Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 12:34:57 -0500
> From: Joe Abley <jabley at>

> This seems like a strange design decision for windows 2000, if

Strange?  Stupid is more like it.

> it's real. But, if it *is* true, the answer to your question "is
> this kind of filtering common" might be a strong "yes", at least
> in the Microsoft-populated extreme network edge.

Wouldn't surprise me.  IIRC, Win95 (NT? 98?) would send bcast
messages to the classful broadcast address, regardless of subnet

Anyone have a Win2000 machine handy to confirm or deny?


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