DoS, ICMP, proxies, SYNDefender

From: Tim Bass <>
Subject: Re: DoS, ICMP, proxies, SYNDefender
To: (Michael Dillon)
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 1996 17:18:25 -0400 (EDT)

> This is not the right forum to discuss TCP internals nor is it the right
> forum to discuss building hardened kernels

That may or may not be true, I'll pass on that one.

What is the name of the 'right list' for this discussion, BTW?
linux-net is quiet and the linux code fragement for linux
does not work on high speed networks.....

The real TCP people tend to hang out on the end-to-end mail list. They
could, and probably would, provide a high-quality critique of a well-
written summary of what you propose. On the other hand, the e-2-e mail
list probably doesn't have much patience for the sort of chatter that
has appeared on this topic on nanog...

I suggest you write an internet draft and send it to end-to-end for