Douglas Muth on 7 Mar 2011 15:37:34 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] preventing access

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 6:26 PM, Sean Sheridan <> wrote:
> iptables -A INPUT -s -j DROP
> service iptables save
> This appears to do nothing as the bot keeps on filling in the forms day
> after day.  So my question is, why does this iptables command seem to not
> work?

Is another rule being matched in iptables first?  If you can post your
full ruleset here (or upload to Pastebin), that would help.

Related: do you have CAPTCHAs in your forms?  I found them to be a
great deterrent on the sites that I run.  reCAPTCHA works particularly

-- Doug

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