Re: broadcast to internet?
From: Madhur Ahuja (ef_at_df.com)
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 15:49:58 +0530
Lee <email@example.com> wrote:
> NeoSadist <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Madhur Ahuja wrote:
>>> Whenever a transmission occurs to IP addresss 255.255.255.255:137
>>> with the source IP of the interface connected to the Internet, Is
>>> the broadcast received by all the machines on the Internet. If not,
>> Probably not. Depends.
> Definitely not. Anything addressed to 255.255.255.255 is a local
> See RFC 1812 section 188.8.131.52
How do u define *local broadcast* here? Does it refer to all the machines
which are 1 hop away from the source machine.
-- Madhur Ahuja [madhur<underscore>ahuja<at>yahoo<dot>com] Homepage http://madhur.netfirms.com