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Block IP watchguard Firewall

Posted on 2010-08-13
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we keep getting these brute attacks on our server. is there anyway to automatically block IPs after a certain number of invalid attempts to login to our server thru FTP. we need port 21 open for FTP
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is that cPanel?
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Which model of WG firewall and software version are you running; answer depends on model/software.

Read following articles as well:
http://watchguard.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2205/kw/default%20packet%20handling

http://watchguard.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1394/kw/default%20packet%20handling

Thank you.
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My only concern was we should know the actual answer [if any comment helped or did author resolve on own (in which case even my comment would not qualify as solution)].

Thank you.
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