[olug] IPTables, Blacklist add multiple and range

Phil Brammer olug at wjjeep.com
Mon Jan 23 04:39:48 UTC 2006

On Sat, Jan 21, 2006 at 09:29:36PM +0100, Charles Bird wrote:
> Is there a simple way to blacklist a series of IP's, say perhaps 3000+
> What is the command/syntax for a range or multiple?
> I have a black list given to me and adding each one is very time consuming, I'm looking for a way to get them off of the text file, or possibly set up the text file in a way were when a new IP is added that its in there in a way that IP tables can see it and its added.
> Most of these IPs are not dynamic, most are static ips associated with proxies that AXXHoles are using.
> Is there an existing blacklist file that anyone has? And under what circumstances were the IPs blacklisted?

You can always use netmasking...  

In my iptables script, I use:

That example will block to, or 8,190 IP addresses.  You can use a calculator at http://www.subnetmask.info/ or any other IP calculator sites on the 'net.

* Note: IP range above was deemed blacklist-worthy by sans.org.


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