Better Networking Security

hi all,
Everyonce in a blue moon my domain gets hit with 2500 attempts to access the domain using various user names and password via hackers password generators, I am using SBS 2003. is there an embeded solution in microsoft to disable or lock that IP address for a period of time? or are there a good solution to accomplish the same results or maybe something else for better security?

thanks
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Erik BjersPrincipal Systems AdministratorCommented:
Yes, install a firewall between your server and the internet.

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smaguireAuthor Commented:
ofcourse I have a firewall installed!!
I need to know if there are any technology out there that would disable the source IP address (where the attack is being originated) for a period of time
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Erik BjersPrincipal Systems AdministratorCommented:
IDS/IPS intrusion detection/ prevention systemsCISCO 4200 are one type
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smaguireAuthor Commented:
thanks,
your reply led me into the following link:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Security/Operating_Systems_Security/Windows/Q_22097857.html
which gave me an idea where to look
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