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Old 12-10-2014, 04:45 AM   #1
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Explain me this Iptable rule

I am very new to ip tables, even man page didnt helped me much.
plz help me

iptables -A INPUT -m recent --name portscan --rcheck --seconds 86400 -j DROP

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Old 12-10-2014, 06:44 AM   #2
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recent creates a list with the arbitrary name of"portscan". When there are multiple hits from the same source address that IP is blocked for a day.
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