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Recommendations for filtering ICMP messages

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Fernando Gont , Guillermo Gont
Last updated 2013-05-09 (Latest revision 2008-03-30)
Replaced by draft-ietf-opsec-icmp-filtering
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document document provides advice on the filtering of ICMPv4 and ICMPv6 messages. Additionaly, it discusses the operational and interoperability implications of such filtering.


Fernando Gont
Guillermo Gont

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