Antw: [Snort-users] ICMP source quench

Ralf Günthner tgue at ...106...
Mon Jul 31 06:52:30 EDT 2000


Hi Jan

It's a means for a router or host to tell another host that it's sending too much packets in a given timeframe, more than it can handle in fact. Source quench says: "Hey, stop flooding me and send less packets" <g>

In today's environment you should see them rather seldomly...

Cheers
Ralf





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