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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
> listenning,
> 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
> "connection
> refused". But if there is a rule saying to DENY packets from you, you
> will
> have to wait for a timeout.
> correct me if i'm wrong

I believe this is exactly what George was saying.


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