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Re: New Internet-draft on DDOS defense...
On Thu, 11 May 2000, Owen DeLong wrote: > Right answer, wrong reason. The originating host will be easy to identify > because the MAC address of the originating machine of the ECHO-REQUEST > packets will be contained in the packets. I have to strongly disagree, MAC addresses don't make it across router boundaries, source IP addresses do. Brandon Ross 404-522-5400 VP Engineering, NetRail http://www.netrail.net AIM: BrandonNR ICQ: 2269442 Read RFC 2644! Stop Smurf attacks! Configure your router interfaces to block directed broadcasts. See http://www.quadrunner.com/~chuegen/smurf.cgi for details.