Re: Question on Network Security
- From: Anne & Lynn Wheeler <lynn@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 11:46:53 -0700
This is an end-of-chapter question in Comers book
"Explain how sending IP packets to nonexistent addresses on a remote
Ethernet can generate broadcast traffic on that n/w"
and interop '88
and what was causing the four floor nets to repeatedly crash most of
sunday and well into monday morning.
this also gave rise to one of the specifications in RFC1122
("Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Communication Layers", also STD3)
as part of default configuration ... from my ietf rfc index
and summary for RFC1122
clicking on the ".txt=nnn" field in the summary retrieves the actual
for other archeological topic drift on network security (old email from '81)
http://www.garlic.com/2006w.html#email810515 more secure communication over the network