[RCU] Plugin to allow/block login based on IP country

Noel Butler noel.butler at ausics.net
Sun Aug 22 04:57:39 CEST 2021


It's not your place or mine to judge others operating methods, it's 
their network.


AFAIK, no, there is no plugin that works today, however there used to be 
a dnsbl module for apache, I've not used it in 10 years, since iptables 
is more resource happy, I think apache's mod_security used to have the 
capability once don't know if it still does.

Be nice of there was was a working fast dnsbl plugin for apache though, 
use a countries based bl zone, would certainly remove about 15K entries 
CN from my iptables, however the servers are not affected by that at 

how kernel and netfilter guys/gals got it so right - when cisco flops 
out after mere hundreds of rules, however mikrotiks dont have that 
problem and thats the way we've been going in recent years

On 22/08/2021 12:26, Kaz Kylheku wrote:

> On 2021-08-21 02:36, Jorge Bastos wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> Is there any plugin to allow/deny login of the users, based on the 
>> source IP
>> country information?
> What if someone needs to access their mail while they travel
> to a certain country?
> If there are people who you think should not log in, simply
> don't give those people accounts.

Noel Butler

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