[Dshield] Question for all

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Tue Feb 3 20:08:12 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 11:36, Mrcorp wrote:
> Personal Choice...
> A) One school of thought is that you know you will be attacked and
> scanned, so is there a real need for it outside the firewall?  Who
> would sit there and sort through all that information, and what would
> you look for?  The attacks should have been blocked by the firewall.

That assumes you're the only one looking at your logs. With dshield, you
probably *do* want it outside the firewall, with minimal or no filtering
of the logs (in other words, Johannes: do you really want to see logs of
all the NetBIOS traffic from the Internet side?)

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