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Re: rfc1918 ignorant

  • From: Lyndon Nerenberg
  • Date: Wed Jul 23 13:52:23 2003

On Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at 11:40  AM, Dave Temkin wrote:
Except you're making assumptions as to how that router is used.

If it's being used for purely transit then your third paragraph doesn't
apply at all. The traffic is not originating or terminating there, it is
merely passing through.
When the router needs to send an ICMP packet back to the source it becomes an originator.