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Re: [suse-security] Re: martian source messages [SOLVED]
  • From: Ray Leach <raymondl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 22 Sep 2003 08:03:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <1064210615.13727.54.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2003-09-20 at 21:06, Pep Serrano wrote:
> Hi!
>
>
> Isn't there a RFC which states that internet routers must not enroute the
> reserved IP addresses?
>
> I also want my ISP to be transparent, so it keeps being INTERNET. But the
> reserved IPs are not internet anyway.
What ISP are you with? I want to make sure I'm not with them ...

That's what VPNs are for. An open ISP would just promote DOS attacks, M$
viri, and dirty networks cause by UDP broadcasting.

Rather setup a VPN between the networks or machines that need to
communicate via no standard protocols.

>
>
> On Saturday 20 September 2003 14:23, Stoilis Giannis wrote:
>
> > > Now I ask myself, should'nt my ISP stop routing packets which contain a
> > > local 127.0.0.0/32 IP as dest/orig ?
> >
> > Actually, NO. An ISP should be transparent. YOU should block whatever
> > you want for your own network.
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