[Dshield] Spam Problem - RFC1918 Comment

Chris Brenton cbrenton at chrisbrenton.org
Tue Jan 13 15:46:04 GMT 2004


On Tue, 2004-01-13 at 09:12, David Sentelle wrote:
> My mail (poor) program won't let me neatly comment inline, my
> apologies.

Ya I hope Novell does not screw up Ximian the same way. ;-)

> You still need to be aware that those addresses ARE routable, but
> should not be allowed inside from outside & vice-versa.

I think this is the point that people miss. Internet routing will not
route _to_ a private address. This does not however stop you from
receiving traffic _from_ a private address.

HTH,
C





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