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Prehaps RFC1812 *should* be updated to reflect that this is destructive behavior. Having said that, this is work whch should be suggested to the IETF -- the NANOG participants, being operations focused, are in a very good position to make noise on this front. - paul > > Excerpted from section 5.3.5: > > A router MAY have an option to disable receiving network-prefix- > directed broadcasts on an interface and MUST have an option to > disable forwarding network-prefix-directed broadcasts. These options > MUST default to permit receiving and forwarding network-prefix- > directed broadcasts. > > Or perhaps because the folks on this list haven't made it clear enough > to their vendors that the default should be "off" <hint>.