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Old 02-08-2005, 06:00 AM   #1
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block ping and ssh

My server is mandrake10.1 off with :
eth0 as WAN with static IP connected to 512K DSL
eth1 is LAN

I am using iptables.

1. I would like to block ping to my external IP.

2. I would like to block ssh to my external IP

Howto to do it ?

Thanks in advance

Old 02-08-2005, 06:08 AM   #2
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the best solution

using shorewall(, an IPTABLES based Firewall

and DROP all packets on those ports



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