Msg#: 3466875 posted 11:21 am on Oct 2, 2007 (gmt 0)
I have an ip address trying to hack my sendmail. I have blocked him with host.deny but now in my secure log I'm getting :- Oct 2 12:03:09 ns in.qpopper: refused connect from 188.8.131.52 every second which is screwing up other peoples access to the smtp server.
Is there anything else I can do to remove this "person"
[edited by: engine at 11:32 am (utc) on Oct. 2, 2007] [edit reason] ip obfuscated [/edit]
Msg#: 3466875 posted 1:30 pm on Oct 2, 2007 (gmt 0)
ipchains is an external program you can download for free (try searching for ipchains-1.3.10.tar.gz for example). If you're not familiar with server maintenance, ask the company you rent your server from to install it (mine did, for me).
Msg#: 3466875 posted 1:34 pm on Oct 2, 2007 (gmt 0)
Sorry, I'm a clot. You said you *have* ipchains. Okay, make a directory under your root account, untar the archive into there and then read the file entitled README. It should explain how to get going.
The README file accompanying my copy also recommends
"See the HOWTO (available from the web page at [rustcorp.com...]