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Re: [K12OSN] deny IP based on MAC address....how?



Addendum. . .

If they are LTSP terminals,they are extremely unlikely to be infected so 
YMMV. . .

Doug Simpson
Technology Specialist
DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
simpsond leopards k12 ar us
Tux for President!

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Doug Simpson wrote:

> Will not the DHCP leases file give the name of the computer?  Aren't your 
> computers named by location?
> 
> Every computer on my network (winders ones,anyway) have a name that is 
> unique and location-based.
> 
> Example:
> 
> pr15rc3 is a sample name.  That tells me it is in the Primary Building, 
> Room 15 and it is the third Reading Counts! (students) computer.
> 
> hs11t means High School Room 11, Teacher's station.
> 
> The /var/lib/dhcp/dhcpd.leases file gives the computer name, MAC address 
> and IP assignment.
> 
> Then you will know where that computer is.
> 
> I learned this by the same problem.  Name the computers by location and 
> you can find troubled ones more easily using DHCP.  Also, if you run 
> Samba, you can take that information and look at status and see who is 
> actually using that computer (who is logged in on it), so that if it is 
> and XP, you knwo who's profile to look in for virus-related files.
> 
> Doug Simpson
> Technology Specialist
> DeQueen Public Schools
> DeQueen, AR 71832
> simpsond leopards k12 ar us
> Tux for President!
> 
> On Sun, 3 Oct 2004, David Trask wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have a situation....I have an IP address that I believe is infected with
> > a worm that putting significant traffic on my network.  The IP address is
> > internal and I don't for the life of me know where it is.  I've tried
> > everything to find it.  I know the MAC address from the logs on my DHCP
> > server....what I'd like to do is prevent that MAC address from even
> > getting an IP address.   Is this possible?  I'm using an FC 1 server as my
> > DHCP server (that's all that particular server does...just DHCP).  I have
> > no desire to populate my entire dhcpd.conf file with all the MAC addresses
> > in my building....there's too many.  What I simply want to do is deny
> > giving an IP address to a particular machine (whose MAC address I
> > know)....and/or deny access to my network (from inside) to that IP
> > address.  (I've statically assigned that IP to that MAC in my dhcpd.conf
> > so I can at least track it, but now I need to shut it down)  Any ideas?
> > 
> > David N. Trask
> > Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> > Vassalboro Community School
> > dtrask vcs u52 k12 me us
> > (207)923-3100
> > 
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