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From Rasputin <raspu...@idoru.mine.nu>
Subject Re: limiting access by IP address
Date Wed, 08 Jan 2003 12:36:53 GMT
* Joel Rees <joel@alpsgiken.gr.jp> [0146 08:46]:
> > You can do the
> > same things with Valves and Filters for free.
> 
> Stupid question, but what exactly is the point of limiting access by IP
> address? (IP addresses being spoofable, and all, ...)

Well, yeah, but if you assume your network is intact
(not necessarily secure), then  it's worth having.

In practice, IPs are fairly hard to spoof without breaking routing.

-- 
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns

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