Linux Kernel not responding to ARP requests
Nitin.Yadav at mphasis.com
Fri Sep 28 01:47:52 EDT 2012
Thanks for reply,
Below are the ARP variables & the values set as default.
arp_accept = 0
arp_ignore = 0
arp_announce = 0
arp_filter = 0
proxy_arp = 0
From: Jeff Haran [mailto:Jeff.Haran at citrix.com]
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 6:35 AM
To: 'Mulyadi Santosa'; Nitin Yadav
Subject: RE: Linux Kernel not responding to ARP requests
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kernelnewbies-bounces at kernelnewbies.org [mailto:kernelnewbies-
> bounces at kernelnewbies.org] On Behalf Of Mulyadi Santosa
> Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2012 5:57 PM
> To: Nitin Yadav
> Cc: kernelnewbies at kernelnewbies.org
> Subject: Re: Linux Kernel not responding to ARP requests
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 1:51 PM, Nitin Yadav <Nitin.Yadav at mphasis.com>
> > Is there any way Kernel is dropping the ARP requests (from the Stand
> > by Router to the Kernel)?
> > If it's not dropping, is there any other reason for not replying to
> First thing first: are you sure there are no iptables rules that
> drop/reject certain arp type?
That would be arptables rules. iptables only works on IP packets.
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