On Sat, May 29, 1999 at 10:13:57PM -0500, Remi Lefebvre wrote: > 192.168.0.0-192.168.255.255 as stated in the NET-3 HOWTO. If you use > a modem with a static IP, this IP will most likely _not_ be in these > ranges as they are reserved for local networks. What we (at least I) Actually, I have a counterexample :} When I dial into work, I get a 172.16.*.* address, becuase it's behind the firewall and masqueraded before going onto the internet. otoh, I want to synchronise time with work's NTP server, but *not* send mail queued by exim... > one does not necessarily have a /etc/hosts but can use bind. Perhaps the > test should simply be done to see if the address is in the reserved > domain. The test probably ought to be moved to a different file, to make it clear there's something for the sysadmin to configure what is considered a local connection and what isn't- I feel that the criteria may be subject to change a lot... SRH -- Steve Haslam Debian GNU/Linux email@example.com gnome-libs, gnome-core, gnome-control-center, gdm, p3nfs. what, me worry?
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