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Installing Fail2Ban on CentOS 7

I am beginning to set up a SSH gateway for my home network. I already have the SSH server configured and exposed to the internet. Literally overnight it was discovered and I woke up to a host in Ukraine trying to brute force the root password. 479 more words

simple notes for reference [ddos/mail attack]

Error Msg:

error msg shown visiting main site:

error msg shown visiting plesk panel

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Try restarting httpd and msg shown again in 5 minutes, it’s most likely that the site is under ddos attack. 230 more words


Configure iptables to Allow Access to Common Services on Linux

This article gives the steps to open firewall ports on CentOS 6.x in Iptables IPv4. 799 more words


How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently

You may want to block IP addresses on your Linux box under various circumstances. For example, as an end user you may want to protect yourself from known spyware or tracker IP addresses. 1,076 more words


Iptables Essentials: Common Firewall Rules and Commands


Iptables is the software firewall that is included with most Linux distributions by default. This cheat sheet-style guide provides a quick reference to iptables commands that will create firewall rules are useful in common, everyday scenarios. 2,576 more words


Saving Iptables Firewall Rules Permanently

The actual iptables rules are created and customized on the command line with the command iptables for IPv4 and ip6tables for IPv6.

These can be saved in a file with the command… 357 more words