ICMP Traceback Messages
draft-bellovin-itrace-04

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (itrace WG)
Last updated 2000-03-15
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-bellovin-itrace-04.txt

Abstract

It is often useful to learn the path that packets take through the Internet, especially when dealing with certain denial-of-service attacks. We propose a new ICMP [RFC792] message, emitted randomly by routers along the path and sent to the destination.

Authors

Steven Bellovin (smb@cs.columbia.edu)
Marcus Leech (mleech@nortelnetworks.com)

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