nils said on Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 08:14:30PM +0000:
> Ok so here it is, chorus offers a broadband package,I would imagine
> that the chorus engineers would be clued in enough to have the sense to
> read some RFC documents about how the internet works, i.e not using
> 10.x.x.x on public internet.
They're not. An internet-facing machine has to have an IP address that's not
RFC1918 reserved address space. Packets will not route to it otherwise. I
don't know where you're getting the idea that they do. They don't. Assuming
you're on chorus, what you're seeing below (the 10.0.0.0/8 addresses) are
addresses on your local LAN.
> also the mailsever that they us allows any joe soap to sign up for an
> email account without any checking done.
> It *could* be a field day for spammers.
Just like any other free email service, you mean?
>> On Sat, 2004-03-13 at 19:50, Dave O Connor wrote:
> > What's funny is the drugs you're on. What in the name of mercy are you on
> > about?
> > - DoC
> > nils said on Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 07:47:26PM +0000:
> > > hi,
> > > For all the mail admins out there check out
> > > http://mail.cablenet.ie:3000/> > > And i thought that having private address space exposed
> > > to the internet was bad.
> > > as in:
> > > traceroute to dagda.tuatha.org (220.127.116.11), 30 hops max, 38 byte packets
> > > 1 10.63.1.1 (10.63.1.1) 5.293 ms 6.000 ms 5.728 ms
> > > 2 10.60.1.61 (10.60.1.61) 351.508 ms 461.369 ms 388.478 ms
> > > this is just funny.
> > > nils
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > >
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