iptables log?

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 18:43:30 GMT 2009


On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 6:18 PM, Knute Johnson
<knute2009 at www.knutejohnson.com> wrote:
> My iptables log shows
>
>  From ???.???.???.??? - 686 packets to igmp(0)
>
> The address is my router.  What is an igmp packet and why would my
> router be sending them to my server?

It's your router attempting to discover other multicast devices in the networks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Group_Management_Protocol





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