[CentOS] Simple way to banish IP addresses ?

Toby Bluhm tkb at alltechmedusa.com
Fri Oct 9 19:39:15 UTC 2009


Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I just set up a web server... and my bandwidth is being eaten by some 
> chinese folks trying to brute-force-ssh their way into the machine.
> 
> Is there a simple way to banish either single IP addresses or, maybe 
> even better, whole IP classes ? I know it's feasible with iptables, but 
> is there something more easily configurable ?
> 
> Cheers,
> 


Try fail2ban from rpmforge.


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tkb


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