Blocking Ip address ranges

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at
Tue Jan 25 17:32:27 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 17:27 +0000, Robert Slade wrote:
> Hiya,
> I'm using FC2 and my Web Server keeps getting attacked by from a number
> of sources (Korea, China, France) which is filling the logs up with
> rubbish. I have been adding the IP addresses to IPtables, but it is a
> bit of a pain to keep doing this as there are quite a few attacks from
> different IPs. Is there an easy way of doing this? I'm thinking of
> setting up a rule in Iptables to point to a file which I can easily add
> the IP addresses that I need to block. Is this possible and what would
> be the syntax?
> Thanks
> Rob    

I tried this years ago, and quickly found that I could never keep up.
These "attacks" (usually more probes than outright attacks) come from
all over the globe.

Me personally, I just live with the log entries.


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