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Re: Heartbeats Straw Poll
On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Jan Vilhuber wrote:
> I also don't remember seeing that all hosts MUST answer to icmp echo
RFC 1122 (Host Requirements, part 1) says MUST for hosts. RFC 1812
(Router Requirements) says MUST for routers too, although it may be
configurable (but must default to ON).
> This is not a good general purpose solution.
There is no requirement that we devise a solution which will work even
on arbitrarily defective implementations.