TTL Examples

Taylor, Grant gtaylor at
Thu Apr 21 00:24:00 CEST 2005

> This is pointless ... as the user on the other side can increase their 
> TTL value the same way you decreased it :-)

Not exactly.

If you use the "--ttl-dec" yes it would be sort of futile as the client on the other side could artificially inflate his / her TTL.  HOWEVER if you use the "--ttl-set" then you could set the TTL to be what ever you want irregardless of what it was set to when it came in to your router.

Grant. . . .

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