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Re: [arin-announce] IPv4 Address Space (fwd)
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 12:12:22 EST, Alex Yuriev said: > > > > Leave content filtering to the ES, and *force* ES to filter the content. > > Its not content filtering, I'm not filtering only certain html traffic > > (like access to porn sites), I'm filtering traffic that is causing harm to > > my network and if I know what traffic is causing problems for me, I'll > > filter it first chance I get. > > It is content filtering. You are filtering packets that you think are > causing problems to the ES that you may not control. No, he said quite clearly he's filtering packets (such as Nachi ICMP) that are causing harm to *his* network. He gets to make a choice - filter the known problem packets so the rest of the traffic can get through, or watch the network melt down and nobody gets anything.