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IP Blocking Rules on RV042 Router

Discussion in 'Cisco Small Business Routers and VPN Solutions' started by Anonymous, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I just got a new Linksys RV042 Router for my organization. I had been using a SonicWALL, which allowed me to block incoming requests from places I did not wish to have visitors from (China, Brazil, Russia, Netherlands and other countries that I neither do business with and have experienced attacks on open port 80 and 25.

    Let's say I wanted to block all incoming traffic from this range:

    210.0.0.0 - 210.255.255.255

    How would I do this in the RV042. Also, would it work? The SonicWALL would not like that. It would likely ignore it. But if I did the same range and blocked *only* ports 80 and 25, it would work fine.

    Basically, my organization does work with only a few regions. We don't want our overworked DSL connection and underpowered web/email server to have to deal with requests we don't care about. That's why I would like to block them at the router.
     

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