[Dshield] Multicast traffic on my Linksys router

Tod Beardsley todb at planb-security.net
Sat Jun 21 17:13:01 GMT 2003


Laurent wrote:

> I think I have found how to neutralize that useless UPnP multicast
> traffic.
>
> On the 'password' page of the Linksys interface, there is a
> 'enable/disable UPnP' option. Setting it to disable instantly stops
> the chit-chat, saving you a few Kb of bandwidth and headaches about
> unidentified traffic.

Yup. This works just fine. I'm kind of annoyed about not seeing this 
before -- guess I just assumed the password page would be about, well, 
passwords.

Thanks for the tip, Laurent. 

-Tod




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