Disabling IP Source Routing (since at least 2009)

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pmikep

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So, after Steve talked about IP Source Routing being hackable (in SN! # 806), I did a cursory duckduckgo search. Found this article article from 2009.

Looks like it takes Registry hack to add a DWORD. (I was hoping it would be easier.)
 
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PHolder

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Well if this helps, you're welcome to it. You can export and import registry files in the Registry Editor. You'll need to make sure you run it with elevation though, so you have the necessary permission to make the change.
(I apparently don't have the permission to attach a file, so here is the content of the registry file. It's just text, just copy it to a .reg file locally.)

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]
"DisableIPSourceRouting"=dword:00000002
 

pmikep

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Thanks. I know I can run a reg file. I was hoping for more of a simple "switch," like disabling IPv6 in Network Adapter.