icmp echo disable (or dont answer pings)

Eric Norum norume at aps.anl.gov
Tue May 30 15:13:42 UTC 2006

Applied to CVS head and committed.

On May 30, 2006, at 9:15 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:

> Comments please.  This does seem like a reasonable application  
> feature.
> --joel
> Steven Johnson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've posted this before, but it seems to have been missed, because it
>> was in a message with other info.
>> We need to be able to prevent all ping's being echoed in my  
>> application,
>> it's an end user security requirement.
>> I've added a feature to the network stack to allow this to be  
>> toggled by
>> the application (using a sysctl).  Patch is attached for comments.
>> This patch is against

Eric Norum <norume at aps.anl.gov>
Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory
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