ICMP Packets.

Krammes,Jim Jim.Krammes@cnalife.com
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 15:38:50 -0500


I get source quench packets from some SMTP servers.

- Jim

		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Vern Paxson [mailto:vern@ee.lbl.gov]
		Sent:	Thursday, June 11, 1998 10:02 PM
		To:	Aleph One
		Cc:	Firewall Wizards
		Subject:	Re: ICMP Packets.

		> Source quench are only deprecated from routers. End
systems should
		> continue to send them. Read the latest router and host
requirements.

		The latest host requirements I know of is RFC 1122, and
there sending
		source quenches by hosts is a MAY, not a SHOULD.  I don't
know of any
		hosts that actually send them - do you?

				Vern