[c-nsp] security

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Tue Dec 2 09:28:27 EST 2008


On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 09:02:56AM -0500, Adam Greene wrote:
> How does one get around the side-effect of not allowing broadcasts; i.e. 
> wouldn't this break ARP functionality?

This has no effect on things that happen *inside* the network - it will
just stop converting "IP broadcast -> link level broadcast" for packets
coming from the outside.

ARP is not crossing the router - so: no problem there.


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Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
fax: +49-89-35655025                        gert at net.informatik.tu-muenchen.de
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