David,

I believe you are correct.  We have a PIX firewall and just upgraded SW to
4.4.2.  As part of upgrade, Cisco informed us that this version disables pinging
addresses outside of firewall by default (which also disables ability for those
outside to ping in).

Cynthia

David Gibbs wrote:

> At 03:10 AM 11/11/99 , you wrote:
> >does anyone know how to "turn off" PING, that is, suppress the response to
> >a remote host when a ping request is recieved ?
>
> I don't think you can 'turn it off', but you can probably block the request
> at a firewall.
>
> david
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