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    This is a discussion on Ping within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hi, looking at my router settings i am wondering if (Respond to Ping) should be ticked or not ? thanks ...

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      Question Ping

      Hi, looking at my router settings i am wondering if (Respond to Ping) should be ticked or not ? thanks for any advice on this

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      Re: Ping

      Turn it off. The only time you might need it enabled is when Sky support are checking your router. All it does is let others know that there is a router at your address, which may encourage intrusion attempts.

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      Re: Ping

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      Turn it off. The only time you might need it enabled is when Sky support are checking your router. All it does is let others know that there is a router at your address, which may encourage intrusion attempts.
      OK and thank you Isitme, always happy to take your good and sound advice

     

     

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