Network Ingress Filtering: Defeating Denial of Service Attacks which employ IP Source Address Spoofing, May 2000
- File formats:
- BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
- RFC 2267
- Updated by:
- RFC 3704
- P. Ferguson
- NON WORKING GROUP
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This paper discusses a simple, effective, and straightforward method for using ingress traffic filtering to prohibit DoS (Denial of Service) attacks which use forged IP addresses to be propagated from 'behind' an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) aggregation point. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.