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Re: [OT] Broadcast flood

On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 04:50:40PM +0100, Raffaele D'Elia wrote:
> Jorge Armando Medina wrote:
> >Hello
> >
> >You can use this rules in your script, you only need to change to your
> >broadcast address:
> >/sbin/iptables -t filter -A INPUT -i <Interface> -s -j DROP
> >/sbin/iptables -t filter -A INPUT -i <Interface> -s -j DROP
> >/sbin/iptables -t filter -A INPUT -i <Interface> -d -j
> >/sbin/iptables -t filter -A INPUT -i <Interface> -d -j DROP
> >
> >For example my local network is and therefore my broadcast
> >address is 
> In this wai I drop the incoming broadcast packets at the box (even dhcp 
> requests and other useful services)... I think the windows machine need 
> not to send broadcast at all, so I want to stop them!
> Any help appreciated

I think you're asking on the wrong list :)

Maybe try a Windows related mailing list or news group?

Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>

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