Honeyd Release 0.6a

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Honeyd 0.6a: Post-Defense/Bug-Fix Release

This version of Honeyd was released under a 4-clause BSD license on 2003-07-21.

New Features

The release contains the following new features:

  • Drop fraction of SYN packets: This option can reduce the load of a virtual honeypot by filtering out hosts that do not resend SYN segments.
  • Generate ICMP unreachable codes for network topologies: Allows for more realistic network simulation.

Bug Fixes

It contains the following bug fixes:

  • Some compile issues on different architectures.
  • Generic bug fixes.


Honeyd 0.6a has been superseded by a security update. Please, install a newer version.

This version of Honeyd has been released under a 4-clause BSD license. While it is free for commercial use, the license requires you to credit the author.

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