Re: Squid sending UDP to port 7 of a remote server? Possible?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 03:36:21 +0200

Michael Pelletier wrote:
> Is it possible that these UDP packets could have originated from Squid
> in some way? The machine itself is very well-buttoned down, and
> inaccessable for login to just about anywhere except a couple of
> machines, and there's no evidence of any unusual activity. Thanks for
> any suggestions!

Squid sends UDP echo packets (port 7) if you enable source_ping and ICMP
support is not compiled.

Do NOT enable source_ping.

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sat Jun 20 1998 - 03:03:29 MDT

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