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Disable Ping with IPTables, CSF and the Kernel

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Sometimes it is a good idea to disable ping, for whatever reason. Ping is 2 of 16 parts of the ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol). Naturally you might think it a good idea to disable ICMP totally, but often times simply disabling ping requests and ping responses is enough. There are many ways to disable Ping – in this entry we will cover three different ways. With IPTables, CSF and with a Kernel parameter.…

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