i was reading an article on searchnetworking.com and they guy writing the article said to help secure your router to disable small servers for tcp and udp. my question is what are small servers? thanks for your response!
They are some simple diagnostic services built into the router. The nature of the services have their roots in UNIX. For TCP, they are echo (echo all received traffic), chargen (generate continuous stream of traffic), discard (accept all input and return nothing) and daytime (return the date and time and disconnect). For UDP, they are the same except there is no UDP version of daytime. See the following URL for more info:
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