[MLB-WIRELESS] Firewall rule?

Tony Langdon, VK3JED vk3jed at optushome.com.au
Thu Aug 17 08:14:08 EST 2006

At 07:53 AM 8/17/2006, Mark Aitken wrote:
>Hmmm,  it all starts to get confusing once you get differing 
>opinions.  And also the fact that I cant see a way to individulise 
>the various types of ICMP packet for filtering in Tiny Personal 
>Firewall.  I think ZoneAlarm is a little more configurable, I may look at that?
>My main reason for not wanting ICMP packets are anonimity. That 
>aside, what harm, if any, could happen if I just allowed ALL ICMP packets?

Allowing all is the safest option.  If you really want to hide, block 
ONLY ICMP Echo and no other ICMP traffic (in addition to all unused 
TCP and UDP ports, of course ;) ).

73 de VK3JED

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