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Re: SMURF amplifier block list

  • From: Jason L. Weisberger
  • Date: Mon Apr 13 23:37:30 1998

> of course, the idea of blocking smurf spoof sites is pretty specious.  how
> many folk will go through the effort and burden on the routers to put an
> access list in the packet path and yet not be clueful enough to just say
> 'no ip directed-broadcast' on the same damn edge router insead?

the same ones that'll spend an entire day discussing it.

> wait a sec.  on second thought, don't answer that question.

and the ones who never read directions until its too late.

Jason Weisberger
Chief of Network Operations
SoftAware, Inc. - 310/305-0275

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