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Re: Firewall - DROP or DENY

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 05:50:46PM +0200, Jan-Hendrik Palic wrote:
> But dropping the packages will erase your traffic.

Not necessarily.  If you drop the packets, the remote will try to
contact you a few times until a timeout is reached.  If the remote
party sees a TCP RST or a ICMP UNREACH, it will not try to contact
you again.

Juan Cespedes

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