• Subject: Re: PING
  • From: Philipp Rusch <Philipp.Rusch@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2000 14:36:27 +0100
  • Organization: EDV Beratung Rusch / EDP Consulting Rusch / Germany

Hello Avi,

I assume you have an AS/400 with at least V4R3, then go to Operations-
Navigator, "Networks/Protocols/IP Packet Security" and define a filter
rule to deny packets with the ICMP Protocol header comnpletely, or if
you want it a little bit more sophisticated, disable ICMP-echo packets
so that your system doesn't answer any ping-requests.
For further information have a look at:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/pubs/html/as400/v4r4/ic2924/info/INFOCENT.HTM

HTH.

Regards from germany, Philipp Rusch


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Avi Hecht schrieb:

> Hi, On the unix machine there is a way to blockincoming PING from the outside 
>world , How can it
> be on the AS/400 ? Thanks,Avi

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