sam at topic.com.au
Mon Jan 21 12:16:54 EST 2002
Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
> I'd be tempted to drop them (REJECT) quietly.
The pedant in me insists I must respond:
REJECT is not quiet. It will send an ICMP packet back to the dropped
packet's source, informing it of the droppage.
With ipchains, DENY will drop the packet on the floor and not send an
ICMP error packet. With iptables, the target is named DROP.
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