Onpening and Closing ports

Andy Greenwood greenwood.andy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 14:00:07 UTC 2007

On 2/13/07, Zbigniew Szalbot <zbyszek at szalbot.homedns.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote:
> > You can head them off rather easily with a short PF rule set, see
> > eg http://home.nuug.no/~peter/pf/en/bruteforce.html.
> >
> > They can actually be fun to watch :)
> It was funny for me because I set the max con rule to 10 and then logged
> in 10 times to see if that would work. Of course that did (silly me!) and
> as a result I blocked myself the access to the machine. I logged in from
> another IP and commented out the pf.conf file entries for the bruteforce
> but wonder how to empty the table (so that it does not contain my ip) and
> enable the bruteforce defence again.

man pfctl. Specifically the -T switch.

> Thank you very much!
> --
> Zbigniew Szalbot
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