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Re: blocking brute force attempts using iptables

okay, so using this rule:

$IPTABLES -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 21 -j FTP2

spits out this error:

iptables: Too many levels of symbolic links

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 12:57 AM, Pascal Hambourg <pascal.mail@plouf.fr.eu.org> wrote:
Stephen Vaughan a écrit :
I don't follow... that is not my entire ruleset, but everything for the
brute force is there..

No it's not. In order to be effective, user-defined chains have to be called by another rule from a built-in chain (INPUT, OUTPUT, FORWARD...), and I do not see such a rule here.

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