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Re: smurf's attack...

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Fri Sep 05 16:40:45 1997

On Fri, Sep 05, 1997 at 12:55:00PM -0800, Randy Bush wrote:
> > access-list XXX deny ip any
> You must be kidding.  Why not
> access-list XXX deny ip any

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

-- jra
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