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Unregistered
05-14-2004, 10:10 AM
Hi,

Does your setup support "iptables -j LOG" within the VPS?

I'm currently with another VPS provider (using Virtuozzo) and am unable to get the iptables logging to work (other aspects of iptables I need work for me).

It would be worth switching to another VPS provider to get iptables logging support.

Thanks.

FH-John
05-14-2004, 10:39 AM
I'm pretty sure it works. However, I'll test it out to be certain.

FH-John
05-14-2004, 10:48 AM
It appears as though it doesn't work. However, I'm going to see why that's that case, and if that can be changed.

Unregistered
05-14-2004, 04:20 PM
Thanks!

Hope you find out. I haven't been able to find anything yet.

nvphone
05-14-2004, 10:21 PM
What wrong at Dinix and their Virtuozzo?
Just taking a shot that is where you are.

Unregistered
05-16-2004, 04:36 PM
I'm not at Dinix but with another company providing Virtuozzo VPS.

So far, the iptables limitations I found are:

1. -j LOG (can't log so hackers can spend weeks trying to intrude without getting noticed)

2. -m state (can't use the most common/popular rules in iptables scripts--especially ones generated by tools)

3. -m iplimit (can't limit total number of concurrent connections per ip address/class--very useful for limiting hogs or dos attacks)

There's probably more limitations but I only care about the above 3 because they are so practical.

So far, I really like Virtuozzo compared to Sphera but if I can't find workarounds for these iptables limitations, I'll be forced to try User Mode Linux (UML).