firewall...........................

Feb 3rd, 2012
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1. Describe how to enforce this policy with simple (or stateless) packet filtering on Router A and/or Router B. Describe the precise packet filtering rules you would put in place at each router. 2. After several days of this new policy, employees become annoyed that many applications seem to lock up for periods of a minute or so. IT suspects that the problem is caused by attempts to create TCP connections to the outside world, which, instead of failing instantly, take approximately 1 minute. After all, clients' TCP implementations treat packets dropped by the firewall policy just the same as packets dropped because of congestion—they back off and keep trying. To solve the problem, the administrators reconfigure their routers not just to drop packets silently, but in certain cases to send packets back to the source of a dropped packet. Describe precisely what the routers can send back to make prohibited outgoing TCP connections fail quickly. (Assume they cannot make any changes to the T

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