Simplest way to deny access to a class C

Frank Shute frank at
Thu Mar 3 19:11:47 UTC 2011

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

I'm assuming you're running Apache, in which case you can block
addresses using .htaccess




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