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murder 09-19-2005 08:44 AM

Stopping UDP Packtet Flood on Port: 28960
i have got someone that keeps flooding port 28960 it doesnt really hurt anything other than it takes my gameservers offline is there a way that i can stop it?

gnukish 09-19-2005 10:18 AM

In linux use iptables(firewall in new-linux distros). Before iptables it was ipchain.

Quick howto for iptables.

murder 09-19-2005 10:23 AM

thanks :)

murder 09-19-2005 10:26 AM

ok yeah i dont understand any of that :( is there a easy way to do it?

Orkie 09-19-2005 01:32 PM

Webmin has a very easy-to-use module for iptables. You will just need to set iptables to start as bootup (via a radio box at the bottom of the module) then set a rule for incoming packets which drops packets on port 28960 if protocol equals UDP.

murder 09-19-2005 05:14 PM

but the gameserver runs on UDP port 28960?

gnukish 09-19-2005 09:42 PM

copy and paste the below code which will drop the incoming udp packets in the respective port.


iptables -A INPUT -s <attacker IP> -p udp --dport 28960 -j DROP
now copy and paste


root@box:/sbin/iptables# service iptables save
root@box:/sbin/iptables# service iptables restart
root@box:/sbin/iptables# iptables -L

Hope you use the howto with this rules. Makes some sense , like A = append, p is the protoco, and --dport is the port no etc.

Try making your own rules and test them :)

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