Stranges with ARP

Steve Langdon steve.langdon at
Wed Aug 10 13:49:00 GMT 2005

Sten, thanks for helping me.

Another question: ``route -blackhole' is the same thing like ``arp -S [IP] 00:00:00:00:00'? So packet will ignore on router. Or not?

-----Original Message-----
From: Sten Daniel SЬrsdal <lists at>
To: Steve Langdon <steve.langdon at>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 15:35:17 +0200
Subject: Re: Stranges with ARP
> Using static arp is a very VERY bad idea.
> Consider an flood attack against this IP. All packets will be sent to
> ALL clients and you would have a hard time tracking down the problem.
> Just use -blackhole or firewall instead.

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