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RE: icmp echo-requests?
From: "Daniel R. Miessler" <danielrm26 () hotmail com>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 02:39:28 -0500
in my firewall logs I see a lot of echo-requests within the internal
course, the simplest answer to these events is that pings are causing
But on these machines definitely no pings are startet to that times.
An echo-request IS a ping (or at least part of it). There is no
difference. When you 'ping' something you are just using the ICMP
protocol to try and contact a certain host. This is done with an
echo-request (a specific type of ICMP).