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From: Andy Smith <andy@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 04:00:08 +0000
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 03:27:12AM +0100, Frank Gruellich wrote:
> * Andy Smith <andy@...>  9. Jan 04
> > I thought that ICMP should never be answered with ICMP?  So the
> > correct action would be DROP in this case.
> 
> Oh, come on, echo request isn't answered with echo reply anymore?
> Please think, then post.  ICMP errors are not answerd, that's right so
> far.

Everything in his ICMP chain *was* an ICMP error, except echo
request, and that one is rather obvious.  However, you're right that
I should have been clearer about that only applying to errors.

You appear to be extremely eager to flame and be abusive.  I suggest
you spend more time working on your own personal brain/keyboard
firewall settings before talking to other humans about its Internet
equivalent.

*plonk*

-- 
"I'd ask if you'd found the right sort of isolated wasteland for your citadel
 of dread yet, but that would be a silly question; you're in Utah, after
 all."
 -- Eric Raymond to CEO of SCO

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