When I ping from Router1 to either 172.16.2.0 or 172.16.2.255, Router2
responds and vice-versa; when Router2 pings eihter 172.16.1.0 or
I was told the following - If the destination network is directly
attached and ip forward directed-broadcasts is disabled then the
router replies on behalf of the subnet but does not forward the
broadcast out onto the subnet.
However I have another router running 12.2.8T5(IP/FW/IDS PLUS IPSEC
3DES) which does not respond to such broad-cast addresses.
Which is normal behaviour? If it is not normal that router should
respond to such ping request, how can I block it without using