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The firewall saw some alerts and threw it into lockdown mode once again.

Damn people get a life lol

@omnipotens What kind of alerts and why is this only happening with this server?

@hund its not just this server peertube.linuxrocks.online was also effected. I don't really want to advertise what all triggers the firewall panic modes. There are several levels that triggers various responses. From blocking a address all the way to screw it block everything. LoL It's security over uptime. Look I am lazy and really don't want to be building a new machine, auditing logs, explaining to users their shit has been leaked. So I much rather drop it offline on detection deal with later

@omnipotens

A firewall that goes into "lockdown" because some alerts? Sounds like a strange solution and not very secure at all.
With all kind of automated bullshit going around on the net today, the "block all" solution is not really viable.

@hund

@selea @hund it's called being lazy and rather deal with it on my schedule solution 🤣 and no the majority of the internet crap does not effect it. Typically when it triggers there is a good reason.

@omnipotens

you should use something that does not take that much time from you :)

@hund

@omnipotens

I myself have a severe condition called "lack of time" too, so I rely much on solutions that does not need much time but are still reliable and free software :D

@hund

@selea @hund Honestly it doesn't take much time the way everything it currently setup. And an event that takes things down is rare. However in the end I believe the firewall and ids solution has prevented more headaches than it has caused. Between that and the awesome team that helps keep the software updated and moderators we rarely have any issues luckily. The last major issue we had was a double drive failure. Luckily between a few backups and a awesome team we walked away with minimal loss.

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