[Dshield] port 80 "on the high side"

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Tue Mar 25 17:51:33 GMT 2003

On Mon, 2003-03-24 at 14:33, Brenden Walker wrote:
> I've often wondered if I should turn off PortSentry, I have a feeling I'm
> blocking a lot of the stuff I could be reporting..

Don't. Set it up so that the stuff that portsentry blocks gets logged
and reported.

If you're using firewall rules as the block action, just make sure they
log the traffic in addition to blocking it. You may want to set up a
separate chain for these rules so that the log entries are easy to

If you need help, or if people would like examples posted to the list,
let me know.

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