[svlug] Blackholing an IP address

Sumit rsumit_2001 at yahoo.co.in
Sat Aug 16 21:29:27 PDT 2003

  I am trying to understand Blackholing of IP
addresses by ISP. Can anyone suggest pointers for the

Moreover one of the mail at
says that blackholing if done properly does not
consume resource on the router. I kind of didn't
understood how this is possible. The router need to
look at the packet before it drops it. 



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