Re: (no subject)

From: Thomas Cannon (
Date: 01/30/01

Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 01:26:46 -0800 (PST)
From: Thomas Cannon <>
To: Kris Kennaway <>

> > critical IPs are placed in the ignore file. The DNS and email
> > servers I did not consider, but they will be added. Thanks for the
> > tip.
> "It's too difficult", etc.

Firewall policy has a simple rule:

Deny all not allowed

When setting up something that will auto-ban hosts or networks, you need
the opposite of the firewall rule -- namely, to allow tings you don't
want banned. Surely you can see where I'm going. It's an obvious
conclusion, I'd think. It might be okay for a desktop machine, but nothing
more advanced....

Lest I sound like I'm picking on some vendor/writer of code... logcheck


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