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Re: address spoofing

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Fri Apr 23 19:48:19 1999

> on a router that's not doing filtering, it's going to be a small hit.
> i'm going to infer, however, that any router that's not doing
> filtering is probably not doing much traffic.  and any router that is
> doing a lot of traffic, is already doing filtering.  so it's less of a
> hit.

huh?  for packet filtering, which is what we've been discussing, my
experience is quite the opposite.  one can't really afford packet
filters on routers with oc12s.  and in a multi-path universe, filtering
for source address spoofing is best done at the edges anyway.