[ic] IC not responding
jon at endpoint.com
Mon Nov 21 17:01:55 EST 2005
On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, Sandy Thomson wrote:
>> Try something like (off the top of my head, untested):
>> iptables -I INPUT -s %s -j DROP; echo 'iptables -D INPUT -s %s -j DROP' |
>> at now + 1 hours
> Thats pretty neat, I have never heard of the at command. Surely if you were
> being hammered by multiple IP's, that would leave loads of at processes
> hanging around?
I don't recall anyone replying to this. "at" is a daemon, so the "at"
command just queues a job for the future. It should be safe to add
hundreds or thousands of jobs like that with no adverse effect.
See atd, atrun, and at.
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