IP Directed Broadcast


The smurfs got tired of recording cartoons so they decided to become network engineers. Unfortunately they are still using a very old application that only works using broadcast traffic. You need to change the network so it’s possible for them to use the application.


  • All IP addresses have been preconfigured for you.
  • Configure the network so router Smurf can send packets to IP address




IP Directed Broadcast

Video Solution:

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Written by René Molenaar - CCIE #41726

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  1. I know sir, a smurf attack is when hackers amplify an icmp packet by sending a spoofed sourced icmp echo packet to the broadcast address and this is easily and commonly mitigated by "no ip directed broadcast". I was just complimenting the clever naming convention!

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