Blocking a range of source IPs to a specific port
James A Harrison
jamesharrison at blackicehosting.com
Tue Aug 2 15:20:45 CEST 2005
Replying on my PDA, so just a quick message to say thanks - i'll try that tomorrow.
>From: "Grant Taylor"<gtaylor at riverviewtech.net>
>Sent: 02/08/05 04:05:49
>To: "netfilter"<netfilter at lists.netfilter.org>
>Subject: Re: Blocking a range of source IPs to a specific port
>James Harrison wrote:
>> I'm trying to use iptables to block a range of source IP addresses,
>> but I can't figure out how to specify ranges- i'm trying to block
>> everything from 172.150-250.*.* on port 8676- can someone help me out
>> with the rule for this?
>> James Harrison
>James, you might want to look in to the IPRange match extension for
>IPTables. I think you would be able to do something quite literally like
>iptabels -t filter -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 8676 -m iprange --src-range
>188.8.131.52-184.108.40.206 -j DROP
>I was able to successfully key the above line in to my firewall at the
>house (test chain) with out any problems so I think the syntax is
>correct. However I have never used iprange in production to say what I
>think of it. Give it a try and see what you think.
>One suggestion is that you may want to send the traffic to a different
>sub chain to be able to log the traffic before you DROP it. Just a thought.
>Grant. . . .
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