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Re: Where is the edge of the Internet?
On Tue, 05 Nov 2002 13:26:04 +0530, alok <firstname.lastname@example.org> said: > =======> coz the destination network is there..... its still a viable config > isnt it..incase of assymetric uplinks and downlinks? ......wht stops u from > "not having a route to the source" as routing is destination IP based... > some particular network may be covered with 0.0.0.0/0 for example and you > may have no routing entry for it... or you could be having a customer who > uplinks a particular network segment via your ISP, but doesnt advertise his > network to you as he actually downlinks that network from somewhere > else...nothing to stop that topology either.........right? And if the destination network isn't there, you send the ICMP Net Unreachable to where? -- Valdis Kletnieks Computer Systems Senior Engineer Virginia Tech