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SubjectRe: ICMP REDIRECTs
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Hello, world!

> In the file net/ipv4/ip_forward.c, it says that you do not have to forward
> a frame on the interface that it arrived upon. Is it okay if someone
> wants to forward a frame on the same interface and disable the ICMP
> REDIRECTs ?

Wouldn't it be better to define a minimal time between two redirects
sent to the same machine? If we don't it, we can simply wast a substantial
part of network bandwidth by sending redirects for an each packet received
from a misconfigured host. What do you think of it?

Martin



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