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Re: [opensuse] Firewall
On 11/17/2014 10:24 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
It is a feature of Windows networks that you can reach machines by name,

It is one of the class of networks where each node broadcasts its name
and binding.
This is OK for a single LAN segment, but ...

Oh, and it's also noisy. As you can imagine.

I mean, heck, Ethernet is noisy enough with (r)ARP!

(take an unfiltered look with ethershark on a non-switched segment some
time)
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