Should routers send redirects by default?
yann.gauteron at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 01:11:05 CDT 2010
2010/8/20 Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net>
> Personally (and as the instigator in the ipv6/6man discussion) if the
> vendors could be trusted to expose their default settings in their
> configs, i would find a default of ON to be more acceptable. As their
> track-record is poor, and the harm has been realized in the network we
> operate (at least), I am advocating that as a matter of policy enabling
> redirects not be a default-on policy. If people want to hang themselves
> that's their problem, but at least they won't come with a hidden noose
> around their neck.
On Cisco routers (at least some of them), have you tried the command
show running-config all
This command displays all configuration, including hidden default values.
This may help when this command is present.
Don't know about other vendors.
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