micheas at freep.org
Wed Oct 1 12:05:38 PDT 2003
On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 11:18, Gary wrote:
> I have set my firewall to
> and when I want to drop a specific IP, I enter it manually, it accepts it,
> but it does not drop the packets..
> I am getting a lot of virus activity on my SMTP port 25. So I wanted to
> drop a few IP ranges/addresses..
> 00100 62054 5483792 allow ip from any to any via lo0
> 00200 0 0 deny ip from any to 127.0.0.0/8
> 00300 0 0 deny ip from 127.0.0.0/8 to any
> 65000 873327 293931424 allow ip from any to any
No rule with a number greater than 65000 will have any effect.
The packet has already passed.
> 65100 0 0 deny tcp from 126.96.36.199 to any
> 65110 0 0 deny ip from 188.8.131.52 to any
> 65535 0 0 deny ip from any to any
Try renumbering the rules in th 64K range.
> Yet, checking later in my SMTP logs, I am still getting pounded by the
> listed addresses. Can anyone explain why this isn't working?
Micheas Herman <micheas at freep.org>
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