safety net when working on a dedicated server
- From: fabrulous@xxxxxxxx
- Date: 21 Jun 2006 21:48:17 -0700
I want to start modifying iptables rules on a dedicated
What would be an easy and more or less bullet-proof
way to be sure that if I mess things badly I will always
be able to reconnect to the server?
I was thinking of an automated task executing the following
line automatically on the dedicated server every hour or so :
iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -s STATIC_IP -j ACCEPT
so even if I mess things badly, after maximum one hour I know
that this line will be executed and that I'll be able to connect
to the dedicated server once again (problem is every hour a
new iptables rule gets added... which will add after years of
Any tips / hints?
Thanks in advance for any help,