[Shorewall-users] blacklisting an IP range.
teastep at shorewall.net
Wed Oct 1 22:06:30 PDT 2003
On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 13:46, John S. Andersen wrote:
> On 1 Oct 2003 at 13:14, Joshua Banks wrote:
> > Why would you want to block 17 million some odd ip addresses? <using
> > the initial example of 126.96.36.199 -188.8.131.52>
> Depends if they are in Korea or not... ;-)
> You can also blacklist for certain protocols only
> to prevent Korean spam while still allowing
> browsing to those sites.
Consider your post rephrased thusly:
"Depends if they are in Alaska or not... ;-)
You can also blacklist for certain protocols only to prevent Alaskan
spam while still allowing browsing to those sites".
Let's not be singling out any country or region as *the* spam source --
spammers are ubiquitous and subscribers to this mailing list live in all
corners of the globe.
Tom Eastep \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
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Washington USA \ teastep at shorewall.net
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