Snort-alerts/ICMP-Destination-Unreachable-Communication-with-Destination-Host-is-Administratively-Prohibited

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ICMP Destination Unreachable Communication with Destination Host is Administratively Prohibited

Identification

Id 486
Alert ICMP Destination Unreachable Communication with Destination Host is Administratively Prohibited
Classification misc-activity

Trigger

This rule generates informational events about the network. Large numbers of these messages on the network could indication routing problems, faulty routing devices, or improperly configured hosts.

Affected systems

All connected network gears.

Impact

This message is generated when a datagram failed to traverse the network. This could be an indication of routing or network problems.

False positives

None known

Scenario

None known

Example

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Corrective actions

This rule detects informational network information, so no corrective action is necessary.