Re: Simple warning :)

From: Mark A. Heilpern (heilpern@MINDSPRING.COM)
Date: 04/20/98

At 03:40 PM 4/18/98 -0700, you wrote:
>On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, Raf wrote:
>->Not that I know of, but I've had one person tell me he's Jeremy Elson :)
>Well, I knew Jeremy had one.
>->> ->207.194.22
>->Dynamic IP, the last part of it will always be variable.
>Yes, but the MUD returns the entire IP, including the variable part,
>AFAIK.  I could be wrong, of course, but it seems like a spoofed
>address to me.

Yes, the mud returns all of it. However, put it all in your ban file and
you end
up with a very uneffective ban. Chop off the dynamic portion and you cover
a better
chunk of the domain (though, if the players ISP has more than a single class-C
network, there's more to go).

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