I have noticed a bot trying a brute force on one of my CMS’s.
When I try to add the IP address with <pre>iptables -A INPUT -s 22.214.171.124 -j DROP</pre> it shows in iptables as <pre> DROP all – 126.96.36.199.unknown.SteepHost.Net anywhere</pre> and the ip is still able to connect to the server. Am I doing something wrong with adding the IP? Can I add the IP and not have the host for that IP show in iptables? Maybe that has something to do with it.
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