[lpi-discuss] /proc/net/ip_* - Error in LPI-102 (1.114.1) ?

G. Matthew Rice matt at starnix.com
Tue Jul 31 21:34:32 EDT 2007


Bjoern Voigt <bjoern at cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
> I wondered about the following term in LPI-102, objective 1.114.1
> (Security):
>     /proc/net/ip_*
> 
> Isn't it really /proc/sys/net/ip_* ?
> 
> /proc/sys/net contains important settings like
> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward (IP forwaring),
> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range (local port range) and others.
> 
> /proc/net/ip_* only contains /proc/net/ip_mr_cache  /proc/net/ip_mr_vif
> which are both probably not important for LPI-102.
> 
> If it's an error in the objectives, who has rights to correct it?

Hi Björn,

That's definitely a typo.  Thanks for spotting it.  I'll get it corrected.

Regards,
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