Subject: Re: gated, routed, etc... help!
To: John F. Woods <email@example.com>
From: Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/08/1995 14:31:35
>>It's simple and you don't need routed or gated.
>I think you do need routed. You want the outside world to be informed
>that your class C network is reachable through your serial port! Granted,
>you could have your ISP hardwire this in their tables, but it's just one
>more thing for them to fat-finger at 3AM when their router crashes and they
>have to retype the configuration.
Do most ISP's run routed? I was under the impression that they didn't, but
what do I know :-) It seems like a security hole if they did, since it would
be easy for customers to insert bogus routes to god knows where.