On Mon, 2 May 2005, Paul Jakma wrote:
> Also, I have chains to completely drop packets from several country.
> I filter out packets from malaysia and thailand, as well as incoming
> packet to HTTP from one Austrian ISP (they were riddled with HTTP
> worms at some stage). I used to filter out korea and china too, but I
> found I needed to download firmware from places there - I intend to
> block them again though for non-TCP and TCP+NEW packets.
Just curious: why not simply have a policy of DROP, and write ACCEPT
rules for traffic that you specifically want (and more particularly,
use --state ESTABLISHED rules to discard anything uninvited)?
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