Thousands of ssh probes

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Fri Mar 5 16:33:52 UTC 2010

Matthew Seaman wrote:
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> On 05/03/2010 16:12:11, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at> writes:
>> Matthew> On 05/03/2010 15:51:52, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>> The spamtrap is a shiny object for spam, and anything that goes there gets
>>>> blocked for an hour from hitting the low port.  I presented this at a
>>>> conference once.
>> Matthew> Having an IPv6-only high-mx seems to terminally confuse most spambots...
>> Oooh!  And arpnetworks gives me a /48 in 6 for free. I could have thousands of
>> them. :)
> Thousands?  Try billions.  Sagans and sagans.  More than the maximum
> possible number of hosts on the IPv4 internet. Muha ha Ha!!!!!

I'd think we might have to increase the size of the container
for /etc/rc.conf to do that, though?  At any rate, that'd be
a lot of "ifconfig" to read/edit/etc.


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