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How many ips can i ban in iptables firewall?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by postcd, May 3, 2014.

  1. postcd

    postcd Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    how i can see how much ips blocked in iptables is too much? where can i check it. Is there any hard limit or how to determine acceptable number keeping in ming that i have 6x2.2Ghz cpu and 8gb ram + basic 7k rpm disk?
     
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    Are you using any Firewall like CSF ?

    With csf you can set limit for no of blocked IP's. I think a limit of 1000 blocked IP is fine
     
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    From the CSF configuration settings page for DENY_IP_LIMIT:

     
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