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authorRusty Russell <>2000-03-24 08:39:16 +0000
committerRusty Russell <>2000-03-24 08:39:16 +0000
commita1ce9f9b8265a8c28facd52f4e3c0465dce2b9f0 (patch)
tree5568962abe9219d3d9a3d6114a83665929fb25cd /iptables.8
parent2f4e5d92c73906e0dc2ae42fee5c05740528e92b (diff)
Testsuite update.
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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/iptables.8 b/iptables.8
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+++ b/iptables.8
@@ -533,16 +533,10 @@ The type given can be
.BR icmp-port-unreachable or
.BR icmp-proto-unreachable
which return the appropriate ICMP error message (net-unreachable is
-the default). The following special types are also allowed:
-.B tcp-reset
-is only valid if the rule also specifies
-.BR "-p tcp" ,
-and generates a TCP reset packet in response. This is generally not a
-good idea (modern stacks should deal with ICMPs on TCP connection
-initiation attempts).
+the default). The option
.B echo-reply
-can only be used for rules which specify an ICMP ping packet, and
-generates a ping reply.
+is also allowed; it can only be used for rules which specify an ICMP
+ping packet, and generates a ping reply.
This is used to set the 8-bit Type of Service field in the IP header.
It is only valid in the