Ping (ICMP Echo)

Dustin Breese dustin.breese at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 17:23:40 UTC 2008


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 11:01 AM, Steve C. Lamb <grey at dmiyu.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 10:56:48AM -0600, Dustin Breese wrote:
>> Check out the ICMP options under Edit->Preferences.
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 9:39 AM, William Biggs <kc8pdr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I installed firestarter and enable it but I did a port scan and I get
>> > feed back on Ping (ICMP Echo) how do I turn off it ?
>
>    Bleh, top posters.  Bad advice, Dustin.  William, why do you want to turn
> off ping?  It serves 0 purpose and is harmful to do so.
>
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???  Not sure why it's bad advice -- he asked how to control it and I
pointed him to where he can possibly solve his issue.

Top-posting -- sorry, getting used to hitting "CTRL-END" after YEARS
of just replying and typing.




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