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Re: How NAT reacts on table flood ?
From: Martin Mačok <martin.macok () underground cz>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 08:36:42 +0200

On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 06:52:19PM +0000, Bob Middaugh wrote:

Use FreeBSD.  I've scanned aggressively with several nmap processes
running, with no problem at all....and that box also does stateful
packet inspection.

Nmap is not a good tool for stressing a NAT router since it is not
very aggressive. It actually tries to be as much polite to the
infrastructure as possible... (closing half-open connections, limiting
parallelness, slowing down when drops are detected etc.)

Martin Mačok
ICT Security Consultant

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