job screening question

Scott Howard scott at
Fri Jul 6 01:45:26 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM, David Coulson <david at>wrote:

> What if they said "it would cause the generation of port-unreachable ICMP
> packets to cease, and applications may hang until they timeout"? Not the
> answer you're looking for, but not wrong either.

Umm, yeah, it is wrong.  The question was TCP.  TCP doesn't send ICMP
Port-Unreach, it sends RST packets.


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