How do I block an attacking host/network (or the whole of China?!) using a Cisco 506e

Posted on 2007-10-10
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Last Modified: 2010-10-13
Our dedicated server located at a hosting company in the UK is being probed regularly (automated?) by a few machines located in China. I would like to know how to block them.
The server hosts a https website and MS Sql database.
I have the attackers IP addresses and the computer names they are using.
I have access to the Cisco 506E using PIX.
Can I add a filter to block all their IP addresses? The majority come from 219.153.*.* and 222.73.*.*
Much appreciate any help you can provide.

Question by:ogdini
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lrmoore earned 2000 total points
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Just block those networks:
Add this to the top of the existing inbound acl:

access-list outside_access_in deny ip any
access-list outside_access_in deny ip any
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Here's an alternative.
Create an object-group
object-group network BLOCKEDHOSTS

Apply the object group to the acl:
 access-list outside_access_in deny ip object-group BLOCKEDHOSTS any

This way, all you have to do is add/subtract network objects from the group and not mess with the acl. Couple mouse clicks in the PDM, or very simple command line

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