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Date:      Thu, 3 Mar 2011 19:11:43 +0000
From:      Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk>
To:        Jorge Biquez <jbiquez@intranet.com.mx>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Simplest way to deny access to a class C
Message-ID:  <20110303191143.GA61384@orange.esperance-linux.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <3382016411-764985335@intranet.com.mx>
References:  <3382016411-764985335@intranet.com.mx>

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On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 10:59:59AM -0600, Jorge Biquez wrote:
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> Hello all.
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> I am sorry in advance if this question sounds too stupid.
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> I have a small server for personal use of webpages running:
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> 7.3-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.3-PRERELEASE #0
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> it is working fine , no problem very stable.
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> I just need to block some IP class C address that are always trying=20
> to "discover" directories or applications under the web server. They=20
> do not do and can not do anything since this server has nothing=20
> installed but i am tired of seeing in the logs all the intents they=20
> do every 2-3 seconds.
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> I have not installed any kind of firewall yet.
> What do you think is the best way to accomplish this task? If=20
> possible the easiest one. I do not want to do anything else but just=20
> bloc IP's, at this moment at least.
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> Thanks in advance.
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> Jorge Biquez
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I'm assuming you're running Apache, in which case you can block
addresses using .htaccess

http://www.webmasterworld.com/apache/3118159.htm


Regards,

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 Frank

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