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Re: arpwatch and more

I guess that means you have to keep those quad Ethernet Sun cards away.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Marc Haber" <debian-isp.lists.debian.org@marc-haber.de>
To: <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 7:50 PM
Subject: Re: arpwatch and more

> On Fri, 16 Mar 2001 13:05:06 -0800, Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@matchmail.com>
> wrote:
> >On Fri, Mar 16, 2001 at 09:24:56PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> >> Please be aware, though, that the MAC address is trivial to forge
> >> nowadays.
> >Hmm, how does a switch deal with the same mac address coming from two
> >at the same time?
> It will probably flap. MAC address forging will only work if the host
> that owns the forged MAC is switched off or disabled in some other
> way.

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