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Re: IP flooding by using broadcast address
From: Edward Henigin <ed () texas net>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 19:53:54 -0500
before my mailbox gets spammed by all of y'all, I'd like to
publicly apologize for my "cisco bashing." cisco makes a fine product
that I recommend in most situations.
I'd still like to know that cisco listens to little guys like
Also, I need to point out that my recommendations of filtering
the broadcast address are targeted towards leaf networks, rather than
On Sat, Jul 19, 1997 at 05:07:48PM -0500, Edward Henigin said:
I think it would be very wise of cisco to have a global flag
(or at least, a per-interface flag) which would prevent the forwarding
of a packet to an all-ones address. If cisco won't add this feature,
maybe Ascend will in their GRF, and maybe a few more GRF's will be sold
because of it.