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Old 10-17-2010, 09:52 PM   #1
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finding source of pings

hi how i know who is pinging me or trying
please help me out
Old 10-17-2010, 11:33 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by singh_arun7 View Post
hi how i know who is pinging me or trying
please help me out
I've moved your post to its own thread. In the future, please don't hijack member threads. As for your question, you can add a firewall rule such as this (example) to log the ICMP echo request information:
iptables -I INPUT -p ICMP --icmp-type 8 -j LOG --log-prefix "ECHO REQUEST: "
Then looking at your log file will yield information, such as the source IP. Keep in mind that the source IP could be spoofed, of course. If this isn't the answer you are looking for, please take some time to clearly explain what you need, with details. Also, if you could provide us with a description of the circumstances which caused you to ask this question (such as a possible network attack, for example), it could help us provide you with better answers. At this point you haven't really given us much to work with.

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