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Re: New Internet-draft on DDOS defense...

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Thu May 11 08:11:45 2000

At 08:02 AM 05/11/2000 -0400, Daniel Senie wrote:

Where RFC2644 prevents ALL types of directed broadcast traffic, this
draft will only have a useful impact on ICMP ECHO, and only in a limited
case. I have to question whether there's sufficient benefit here to
warrant opening up the IP stacks on end stations.
That was my point.  ;-)

- paul