[SATLUG] SATLUG Outage

Tweeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Wed Nov 11 17:39:06 CST 2009


On Thursday 05 November 2009 11:37:41 pm Bruce Dubbs wrote:
[static IP blocking]
> I haven't put them back yet, but send me directly the IP addresses you
> want to ensure don't get blocked and I'll make that happen.


Why are you using static IP blocking man?  It's the 21st century.. there are 
better ways.. ;)


> The problem is that I really don't like many thousands of attempts to
> guess a password via ssh and many thousands more trying to use the mail
> server as an open relay, which it isn't.  Most of the attempts are from
> Asia or Europe.

Sounds like you should install swatch and tarpit.
	http://www.gagme.com/greg/linux/protect-ssh.php
	http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1723

Other suggestions?

Tweeks


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