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Re: [suse-security] icmp flood
  • From: Mohamed Ismail Mohamed-Ibrahim <mi-mi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2000 23:48:43 +0800 (MYT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.04.10001042345150.1219-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Hi,
On Tue, 4 Jan 2000, N. Aust wrote:
> Jan 4 11:31:28 hb icmplog: ping from p3E9E066E.dip.t-dialin.net
> Jan 4 11:31:59 hb last message repeated 31 times
> Jan 4 11:33:00 hb last message repeated 60 times
> Jan 4 11:33:49 hb last message repeated 48 times
>
> how can I block icmp pings of a special host and how can I block any
> incoming ping ?

Just use:

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all

Hope that's what you're after.

Cheers,
- mael -
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