[Firehol-support] Limiting connections per service per IP

Carlos Rodrigues carlos.efr at mail.telepac.pt
Wed May 21 17:29:24 BST 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Mirko Buffoni <firehol at synthesys.it> wrote:
> is there any way with Firehol to limit the number of connections
> from the very same IP for a particular service to a certain amount
> per second?
> I.E. pop3, limiting to 1 per second the connections coming from the same IP?
> Thank you for any suggestion

You can use the "accept with recent" command
(http://firehol.sourceforge.net/commands.html). But please note that
it only works reliably on kernels 2.6.16 and above.

Carlos Rodrigues

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