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Re: smurf's attack...
>>>>> On Fri, 5 Sep 1997 16:11:48 -0400, "Jay R. Ashworth" <[email protected]> said: Jay> 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 Jay> In your usual, inimitable, "everyone ought to understand my comment" Jay> style, Randy. Jay> Because ".255" is very often (I'm tempted to say "almost always" a Jay> broadcast address, and ".42" never is. (I haven't run the numbers, but Jay> I'm fairly certain that .42 is not the broadcast address of any size Jay> network.) But 42 is the ultimate answer to life, the Universe and Everything!