Disable IP Forwarding


IP Forwarding allows a host to effectively act as a router, passing packets from one interface to another.

The default value (HP/UX 10.20 and 11i) is “on” (2), but in many cases this is undesirable from a security point of view.

In order to disable IP Forwarding:

   # ndd -set /dev/ip_forwarding 0

And to make this change persistent across reboots:


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