[ic] IC not responding

Jon Jensen 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.


Jon Jensen
End Point Corporation

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