iptables +block country

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Aug 16 19:18:24 UTC 2010

On 08/16/2010 12:03 PM, Brian wrote:
> On Mon 16 Aug 2010 at 10:39:10 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>> Really? Would you be so understanding if I launched thousands of port
>> scans against your machines?
> I might be. My tolerence level is quite high, especially as I know the
> connections are doomed to ultimate failure. With 100,000+ connections
> to sshd alone since April 2010 (less than a quarter being from China)
> it is more amusing than annoying. Like little children ringing your
> door bell and running away.
> If scanning became more of an issue I'd reassess my approach. But it
> wouldn't involve overreacting and blocking complete countries.

It's a private machine, private home network Brian. My machines, my
rules :-)

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