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Why does Windows use the same identifier for different ping sessions?

I noticed while debugging some NATing issues at work that Windows (Windows 7 in this case) echo reply and echo responses are always setting the ICMP identifier field to the same value regardless of ...
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Linux: How to monitor incoming pings

Can I somehow monitor incoming pings on a Linux machine? netcat doesn't seem to support that.
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What is ICMP broadcast good for?

To configure Linux to ignore ICMP broadcasts (to protect from SMURF attacks), I have added the following line to /etc/sysctl.conf: net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts = 1 Anyone knows what are the ...