Re: Block stupid/annoying sites
On 03-Sep-99 Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> Isn't it the other way round?
> I can remember that "DENY" means "drop packet on the floor", while
> means to send back an ICMP packet saying: "connection refused"
> And when someone wants to connect to a port, on which nothing is
> he/she will get an ICMP reply "connection refused" - for example if you
> point your browser at a host without httpd running, you will get
> refused". But if there is a rule saying to DENY packets from you, you
> have to wait for a timeout.
> correct me if i'm wrong
I believe this is exactly what George was saying.