I spun up a ubuntu / node server. I went through and added a public key. I disabled root access. Now Im experimenting with nginx. I stumble with that so I check the logs in
I expected to see only my IP and connections.
I see several IPs that arent mine, one of which is
Which I looked up the owner for and found
China Unicom Henan
This droplet is literally hours old, with nothing on it but Ubuntu, Node, and Nginx.
It seems the Chinese are systematically probing each new droplet created.
Is this concerning, or business as usual?
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