[SATLUG] SATLUG Outage

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 18:15:33 CST 2009


Tweeks wrote:
> 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..

Because I'm old school.

>> 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

I'll take a look.

   -- Bruce


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