On Fri, 8 Nov 1996, Rabid Wombat wrote:
> Hi all:
> Was wondering if anybody had seen this one:
> Using Novell's PING.NLM, we can ping any internal address with the
> default "payload" size of 40 bytes. We can't ping any addresses outside a
> Checkpoint firewall.
> If the "payload" size is increased to 48 bytes, everything works fine.
> All other pings work, including Novell's TPING sent from the same system.
> Can't look at the actual packets - loaned out the protocol analyzer :(
> Any ideas?
Maybe they are filtering on fragment size? (Yes, I know that this packet
is probably not a fragment, but they may just be filtering on size).
There are many reasons for not passing fragments that only pass one octet
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