[OpenAFS] Re: mtu problem

Brandon Allbery ballbery@sinenomine.net
Thu, 7 Feb 2013 18:39:47 +0000

Subset of, yes.  All?  So many sites on the Internet can't be accessed reli=
ably from the many OSes that do PMTUD?  Somehow, I doubt.=0A=
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From: Derek Atkins [warlord@MIT.EDU]=0A=
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Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] Re: mtu problem=0A=
Brandon Allbery <ballbery@sinenomine.net> writes:=0A=
> A host or network which drops all ICMP indiscriminately is=0A=
> fundamentally broken, and I could make an argument for not allowing it=0A=
> to communicate with other networks at all.  If someone is demanding=0A=
> drop-all-ICMP as "security best practice" then you need to find=0A=
> someone who actually understands networks and network security, and=0A=
> possibly challenge your current security advisor(s) for fraud.=0A=
Good luck with that.  Many sites on the internet block ICMPs.=0A=
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