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Programmatically add rules to firewall on RV082

Discussion in 'Cisco Small Business Routers and VPN Solutions' started by guido331, May 1, 2006.

  1. guido331

    guido331 Network Guru Member

    I'm sure this isn't possible but I figured I'd ask...

    Is there a way, either using a utility or a command line to add rules to the Block/Allow list in the firewall? I'm hoping to ban a large block of IP addresses from known spammers and I'd love to do this with a script or a utility rather than entering them all by hand.
  2. guido331

    guido331 Network Guru Member

    The list of IPs I want to block is here.
  3. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    using a utility or a commandline would be doing it manually. if there was such a utility dont you think Linksys would have made it available and done away with the Access and content filter rule pages?

    sorry but there is none that i know of. just do it by hand once you have done it the config can be saved as a backup for restoring another day.
  4. guido331

    guido331 Network Guru Member

    I have telnet enabled on my RV082 and I can get to the built-in busybox shell. Surely there has to be a way to do this from there?? I didn't see iptables listed under /bin though.

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