Re: What does "ICMP to 188.8.131.52" mean?
From: Nick H (me_at_privacy.net)
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 16:44:31 GMT
> Soon after booting my system and then re-connecting the cable modem
> lead to the PC (as it had unplugged itself) I got this message from
> my Sygate firewall
> "Windows Explorer (explorer.exe) is trying to broadcast an ICMP Type
> 10 (Router Solicitation) packet to [184.108.40.206]. Do you want to
> allow this program to access the network?"
> The IP address does not seem to resolve to ayone in particular. I
> get some sort of info about "multicast".
> I am a single home PC attached to the Net. Should I allow this sort
> of thing through?
Do you by any chance have Novell Netware installed on your PC?