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Re: secure installation

On 8/16/07, Ondrej Zajicek <santiago@crfreenet.org> wrote:
> And if there is no firewall (or other
> hand-crafted protective measures), then there is no need for
> rp_filter. So on common workstation there is no need for
> rp_filter too.

I also don't see why you need rp_filter on a workstation.  A
workstation generally has a single default gateway that routes
incoming and outgoing traffic.  Since the netmask is,
absolutely any packet is allowed to come from there, so enabling
rp_filter would do absolutely nothing.

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