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Re: IP to MAC mapping
From: "Robert Hogan" <hoganr () raha com>
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 10:19:46 +0300

We developed what you're looking for here. It is an iptables script that
uses a csv file passed from our billing system(rodopi) to accept/reject
customers on the basis of their mac address...

http://yabmas.sourceforge.net/


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Robert Hogan
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Raha.com
Web: http://www.raha.com
Email: hoganr () raha com
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Devdas Bhagat" <dvb () users sourceforge net>
To: "Johan Denoyer" <jdenoy () digital-connexion info>
Cc: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Friday, November 22, 2002 9:33 PM
Subject: Re: IP to MAC mapping


On 20/11/02 18:49 +0100, Johan Denoyer wrote:
Hi,

we are currently looking into illegal usage of a protected network. We
are
managing a class C network, and we would like to be able to detect
illegal
usage of the network by finding the MAC address of the ip address used
and
then checking it against a database.
This is a bad idea. Use the generic concept of a firewall and allow only
selected MAC addresses to be active on the network.
You could script up some iptables rules for these, and a rule to DROP
and LOG all other MAC addresses. The ruleset can be built automatically
from a database.

Devdas Bhagat




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