Re: Help with ipfwadm rules :(

Pollywog (
Sun, 14 Mar 1999 21:41:48 -0000 (UTC)

On 14-Mar-99 Glynn Clements wrote:
> NOTE: Don't `deny' ident (auth) packets. Either `accept' or `reject'
> them, otherwise outbound connections are likely to hang until the
> corresponding ident connection times out (typically 189 seconds on
> Linux).

Which is precisely why I DENY packets from spam hosts. It wastes their time
to send me spam. Is this a no~no?


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