[clug] iptables 'TARPIT' and Centos kernels
grail at goldweb.com.au
Sun Nov 23 22:03:20 GMT 2008
On 23/11/2008, at 15:35 , steve jenkin wrote:
> In my on-line research I came across the 'TARPIT' rule for iptables
> thought it was exactly right for a couple of systems I control...
Just a caution about tarpits: the other end may end up retransmitting
for quite some time believing that the other end is just somehow
missing out on packets.
If you can handle the extra traffic for the sake of avoiding some spam
in your mailbox, go for it :)
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