[Firewall] limit of lines in blocked-hosts?

Michel van Dop mvandop at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 23 15:48:38 CEST 2013


Yes because I had already been thought, only the firewall has no
access list

Jason Stahls schreef op 2013-04-23 15:35: 

> On 4/22/2013
5:47 PM, Michel van Dop wrote:
>> Hello, Is there a limit lines for
the blocked-hosts file? I have 165176 host line(s) in this file. I use
Centos 6.4 1 gb mem (1 CPU 3 Ghz). I try to block any country except the
Netherlands. I use: http://ipinfodb.com/ip_country_block.php [1] The
loading of the ips takes 5 minutes.
> Why don't you default block and
only allow your local country through? 
> Would be a lot smaller list



[1] http://ipinfodb.com/ip_country_block.php
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