Re: Intrusion detection
From: Wolfgang Kueter (wolfgang_at_shconnect.de)
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 00:02:16 +0200
> But host file can only block specified ip:s right? Not the opposite way,
> to only allow a few?
Using a local hosts file for other hosts than a few in your LAN (in case no
local DNS server for the LAN is configured) is usually a pain in the a*s.
DNS was invented and introduced long time back to overcome the problems
problems associated with the use of local hosts files.
The technique recommended here is IMHO useless for the purpose and will do
more harm than good.
-- A foreign body and a foreign mind never welcome in the land of the blind. from 'Not one of us', (c) 1980 Peter Gabriel