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Old 04-05-2008
anonymous ftp attack?

For the last week or so every day for about 6 to 10 hours someone is logging in and out continuously to our anonymous ftp. They don't stay logged in. It seems like it must be an automatic process aimed at tying up our anonymous ftp. The ID of the server doing this is can59-4-82-240-1.
As a result our wtmp file grows very large very quickly and disk space runs out. Does anyone else have this experience? How can we stop this happening?
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Old 04-07-2008
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Originally Posted by dennisheazle
How can we stop this happening?
Just block the IP address of the offending server (client) ....
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Old 04-07-2008
Thanks for your reply

Can you provide more information on how to block a client from anonymous ftp?
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