Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #6029
From: Systems <cbowers@caravel.bc.ca>
Subject: RE: adding dialup IPs to Blacklists
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 14:28:51 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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> Hmmm... I suspect that could be a result of using NAT and names that
> resolve to the public address of a machine, i.e. you might end up actually
> going over the wire to whatever does your NAT and back in. It might also
> just be an artifact of how the client operates: it uses a name and doesn't
> check for whether that happens to be the machine it is on.

Must be the client (BetterTelnet), as I'm not using NAT.


> Listing 127.0.0.1 may not be a problem if you use normal clients. It could
> be a problem if you use anything that explicitly uses the loopback
> address.

Yep, since there's no point having it in there, it's yanked.

Craig Bowers

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