[oclug] MTU/MRU issue
rbrockway at opentrend.net
Sun Mar 6 19:24:11 EST 2005
On Sat, 5 Mar 2005, Adrian Irving-Beer wrote:
> Unfortunately, a large and growing number of networks out there now
> firewall indiscriminately and don't allow important ICMP messages
> through. ICMP may as well stand for 'ignored control message
> protocol' these days. (Not that I am bitter.) ;)
I'm with you Adrian. One of the ways I rate a tech's clue factor is if
they take ICMP into account in firewalls they build. I hope by making
this statement I encourage people to take ICMP into account in firewalls
 Note, this does not mean letting all ICMP types in.
Robert Brockway B.Sc.
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