[CentOS] [OT] odd network question

Fri Aug 2 14:19:49 UTC 2019
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Fred Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 02, 2019 at 09:28:23AM -0400, mark wrote:
> One thing I don't understand is how/why the firewall is DROPping so
> many attempts on port 25 when it in fact has a port forward rule sending
> port 25 on to my mailserver. How does it know, or why does it think that
> some of them can be dropped at the outer barrier?
>> you, but thank you for taking a hundred thousand or so for all of us.
> Hey, its the least I can do for all the good guys out there! :)
> But that doesn't mean the same dratsabs aren't hitting all the rest
> of you too.
I'm sure they are. Are you running fail2ban?

And you do know that the last time someone, as a test, might have been
last year, put an open PC on the 'Net, it was 20 min before it was