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Re: SMURF amplifier block list
From: "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra () scfn thpl lib fl us>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 15:36:45 -0400
On Tue, Apr 14, 1998 at 08:49:04AM -0700, Aaron Beck wrote:
On Mon, 13 Apr 1998, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
Then again, filtering any packets to or from x.x.x.255 would have a
similar but more profound effect. Anyone who actually uses a .255
address for a host is asking for trouble anyways.
the problem with that thinking, of course, is going to crop up when you
encounter /23's and greater.
No, IMHO, the comment stands: no matter _what_ size your network is, if
you assign host addresses with a .0 or .255 final octet, things may
break, and you deserve what you get.
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