Blocking IP addresses in Linux with iptables

Block IP addresses in Linux (with iptables and ipset) Most system administrators will already be familiar with iptables. It is around for quite a while, and by default enabled within the Linux kernel. Within this article we are going to configure iptables to block one or multiple IP addresses. This may come in handy when you get repeating port scans or see failed login attempts in your log files. Check existing iptables configuration The first step is to validate existing iptables rules. We will […]

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