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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Blocking harrassment
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2005 06:49:40 GMT
On 9/20/05, Jean-Christophe Montigny <> wrote:

> I tried to add a firewall rule to block the guy :
> iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -s -j DROP

iptables -A adds a rule ad the end. It could be that there is an
earlier rule that accepts this guy. In this case the rule is never

Do an "iptables -L -v" to see if the rule ever gets reached. 

Better to do an 
iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -s -j DROP

This puts the rule at the head...


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