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 From:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 To:  Bjoern Euler <lists at edain dot de>
 Cc:  MonoWall-Developers List <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Blocking incoming packets with IP Options
 Date:  Tue, 24 Oct 2006 17:30:41 +0800
On 10/18/06 01:23 Bjoern Euler said the following:
> This rule is also used in the freebsd handbook (1) together with some 
> other "different nasty things"

thanx for the pointer, bjorn.

> One reason for using this rule may be that in most cases applications 
> don't use it, especially the source routing features.

however, multicasting applications use it, and when m0n0wall is used as a 
router, this rule effective denies multicasting apps traffic.

one suggestion would be to include an option to turn off this default rule 
being added in the webGUI. is this acceptable ?

Regards,                           /\_/\   "All dogs go to heaven."
dinesh at alphaque dot com                (0 0)   http://www.openmalaysiablog.com/
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