RE: Hardening TCP/IP Stack; conflicting sources

From: Jannie Hanekom (
Date: 03/21/04

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    Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 10:09:46 -0000

    The Microsoft Knowledge Base (usually the authority I trust on these) says:


    EnableFragmentChecking seems to have been under IPFilterDriver in NT 4.0,
    but moved to Tcpip in Windows 2000, possibly in accordance with RRAS's
    functionality being integrated into the base OS. It's rare, but it happens.
    The following documents (indicating IPFilterDriver) are all specific to NT

    However, this document uses Tcpip in reference to Windows 2000:

    I'm afraid I don't have a straight answer on the second one. My hunch says
    to put it in Tcpip, but it's better to implement and test.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: []
    Sent: 20 March 2004 21:24
    Subject: Hardening TCP/IP Stack; conflicting sources

    Which path is correct for Windows 2000 Server? I've seen both.




    as well as this one:


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