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From: Devdas Bhagat (devdasworldgatein.net)
Date: Mon May 14 2001 - 12:04:48 CDT
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Bob Johnson spewed into the ether:
> port 8 on the client system (i.e. the system it is connecting to the
This is ICMP! There is no concept of ports in ICMP. The 8 reefers to
the type of ICMP message.
Type 8 is ICMP_ECHO, type 0 is ICMP_ECHOREPLY.
Someone/something pinging the modem to see if its alive, maybe?
> In his case the modem has a public IP number, so the probe packets come
> from that address.
192.168/16 is RFC 1918 space, not public IP space.