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Re: IP4 address conservation method
From: Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike () swm pp se>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 18:57:51 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 5 Jun 2013, William Herrin wrote:

Nothing. The problem is that the arp source IP doesn't fall within the
interface netmask at the receiver. Some receivers ignore that... after
all, why do they care what the source IP is? They only care about the
source MAC. Other receivers see a spoofed packet and drop it.

Why wouldn't it be within the source IP mask? I would imagine local-proxy-arp would work exactly the same way as if a directly connected host with the IP the ARP request was for would have answered.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike () swm pp se

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