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Re: SMURF amplifier block list - READ THIS
From: Joe Provo - Network Architect <jprovo () ma ultranet com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 20:31:21 -0400 (EDT)
What we were talking about was forbidding external connections to the
class-C broadcast addresses on a net, and why that useful process made
addressing hosts on .255 boundaries A Bad Idea.
You misspelled "useless process". I also think you dropped the final
phrase "if you want to talk to my network."
[many previous posts in previous discussion on the topic omitted here.
see the archives.]
Assuming someone else's topology is stupid; we have dynamic protocols
to tell our gear things for good reason. you want a dynamic process?
get your head out of the cisco rut:
use your rbl-like bgp sessions between gated boxen that then
squirt the updates into ACLs.
feed these ACLs into your configuration update method (if you
That one was free.
- Re: SMURF amplifier block list - READ THIS Joe Provo - Network Architect (Apr 15)