On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 20:54, Niall O Broin wrote:
> You can use iptables to allow access based on addresses or ranges. I'm
> guessing that enough ranges to cover most Irish ISPs would lead to
> quite a few iptables rules. Which brings up a question - how well does
> iptables scale? Will you start to notice slowdowns with 100 rules?
> 1000? 10000? I know that this of course depends on the rules, and on
> the CPU. And in fact, I suppose if your rules are on state new, as mine
> are for ssh, it hardly matters - a further 1 second delay in setting up
> an ssh connection wouldn't be a disaster, generally.
Heres a list of the CIDR blocks in Ireland that's updated every day &
easy to use in a script.
John Reilly <jr at inconspicuous.org>
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