iptables: identify host with DSL/Fritzbox
I manage a server. On that server I run a little homegrown programm,
that scanns logfiles for regular expressions and adds entries to a
iptables chain to deny IPs, once they reach a certain level of
Also, it is possible to add `static' rules before or behind those
dynamic added/deleted rules. I'd like to add an ACCEPT rule to avoid the
blocking of requests from my own computer.
Unfortunately a rule like
iptable -I MYCHAIN 1 -i eth+ -m mac --mac-source 00:03:6a:a7:cf:01 -j ACCEPT
does not work, since my MAC address is not the one which reaches the
I have the usual DSL access to the internet here:
my_PC ---> Fritzbox ---> Internet ---> Server
which means I have a new IP all 24 hours.
Is there a way to identify my PC for iptables?
Thanks in advance,
Sebastian Rose, EMMA STIL - mediendesign, Niemeyerstr.6, 30449 Hannover
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