[Mageia-discuss] Odd entry in log file
imnotpc at Rock3d.net
Sun May 6 20:44:15 CEST 2012
On 05/06/2012 02:33 PM, Doug Lytle wrote:
> imnotpc wrote:
>> May 5 08:42:38 Cedar1 kernel: [2420746.469695] ll header:
>> May 5 08:42:38 Cedar1 kernel: [2420746.470060] martian source
>> 22.214.171.124 from 192.168.3.2, on dev eth0
> Host shows:
> host 126.96.36.199
> 188.8.131.52.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer qe-in-f154.1e100.net
> If you plug in a machine (Or device) that has an ip address that
> doesn't match your network, you'll get martian source notices.
> What is the function of the machine that logging this?
The boxes logging these entries are firewall/routers, each on the edge
of a DMZ and a LAN. The entries don't match the subnet of any of the
local networks. Wired connections are closely monitored, but wireless
device access is more lenient.
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