[Snort-users] Automatically block IP on firewall box from snort IDS

Kevin Ross kevross33 at ...14012...
Tue Sep 18 07:11:27 EDT 2012

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On 18 September 2012 10:40, ML mail <mlnospam at ...131...> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a network configuration where I run snort separately on a dedicated
> Linux box and have therefore another OpenBSD box which is dedicated to the
> firewall task. Now because these two security tasks are not on the same
> physical machine I was wondering how can I automatically block on my
> OpenBSD firewall specific events which happens on my snort box?
> For example, I see some brute force SSH login attemps to my network coming
> from a specific external IP. Here I would like to block that external IP on
> my OpenBSD firewall for let's say 1 hour. What would be the best solution
> to do that?
> Thanks for your suggestions.
> Best,
> ML
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