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Re: smurf's attack...
On Fri, Sep 05, 1997 at 12:55:00PM -0800, Randy Bush wrote: > > access-list XXX deny ip any 0.0.0.255 255.255.255.0 > > You must be kidding. Why not > > access-list XXX deny ip any 0.0.0.42 255.255.255.0 In your usual, inimitable, "everyone ought to understand my comment" style, Randy. Because ".255" is very often (I'm tempted to say "almost always" a broadcast address, and ".42" never is. (I haven't run the numbers, but I'm fairly certain that .42 is not the broadcast address of any size network.) Cheers, -- jra -- Jay R. Ashworth [email protected] Member of the Technical Staff Unsolicited Commercial Emailers Sued The Suncoast Freenet "People propose, science studies, technology Tampa Bay, Florida conforms." -- Dr. Don Norman +1 813 790 7592