OT - Firewall suggestion

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Thu Nov 11 20:56:13 GMT 2004

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I agree. This  is what I was hoping the ISP could do, and also maybe do a
little legal prompting/investigative work.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ugo Bellavance" <ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM>
Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 3:30 PM
Subject: Re: OT - Firewall suggestion

> Steve Campbell wrote:
> > Traffic in or out is still traffic, and the firewall still has to DROP,
> > whatever. I have considered the DROP, but for now, I just quit logging
> > packets until the ISP returns my call. As each one is from a different
> > I'm hoping they will carry the ball and determine the real offender. The
> > packets seem to average about 11 per second. Although this is nothing
> > astronomical, it is a problem.
> >
> If you've got a firewall that is connected to the internet, there is
> nothing you can do to prevent anyone sending packets to it.  The only
> thing you can do is block them at an upstream level...
> > Thanks for the suggestions, though.

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