(for Windows 95 with WinSock 2.2 / 98 / ME / NT 4.0 / 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista)
DBProbe checks the directed broadcast ping amplification factor for a network.
Download the exe file and run it from the Command Prompt. It will give you the instructions you need.
Q: When I double-click on the file a window comes up and disappears immediately. What's wrong?
A: You must run the file from a Command Prompt.
Q: How do I configure my Cisco router to block directed broadcast pings?
A: IOS 12.0 and higher blocks them by default, otherwise you have to change the configuration for each interface to "no ip directed-broadcast".
Q: I have a question that is not covered here. Where can I get help?
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