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Configuration Guide - Security

CloudEngine 8800, 7800, 6800, and 5800 V200R005C10

This document describes the configurations of Security, including ACL, local attack defense, MFF, attack defense, traffic suppression and storm control, ARP security, Port security, DHCP snooping, ND snooping, PPPoE+, IPSG, SAVI, separating the management plane from the service plane, security risks.
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Defense Attacks from Non-DHCP Users

Defense Attacks from Non-DHCP Users


On a DHCP network, users with static IP addresses may initiate attacks such as bogus DHCP server attacks and bogus DHCP Request message attacks. This brings security risks for authorized DHCP users.


To prevent attacks from non-DHCP users, enable the device to generate static MAC address entries based on the DHCP snooping binding table, and disable the interface from learning dynamic MAC address entries. Only the messages whose source MAC addresses match the static MAC address entries can pass through the user-side interface on the device, and other messages are discarded. To allow messages from non-DHCP users to pass through the interface, the administrator needs to manually configure static MAC address entries for them.

Dynamic MAC address entries are learned and generated by the device, and static MAC address entries are configured by command lines. A MAC address entry includes the MAC address, VLAN ID, and interface number of the DHCP client. The device implements Layer 2 forwarding based on MAC address entries.

Updated: 2019-04-20

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