2013/4/17 Yaroslav Halchenko

On Wed, 17 Apr 2013, Yoyo Yoyomaster wrote:

>    I try to ban some IP addresses trying to hack my system (Debian Lenny).

you better upgrade.  Lenny is no longer supported IIRC.

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Thanks for the advice.
But this is another subject that should be discussed.
I understand the interest to update but for me it is really a problem to have to do that each time debian (or another Linux system or another operating system) change its version.
I spent a lot of time to configure my current debian.
I don't have a development workspace to do that and I can't take the risk to do a live update on my company web server.
I can't succeed to explain to my boss to do often this type of actions.
I accept the risk that someone breaks my system (there are still some safety systems in place).
Only in this case, I will use then a backup to update my operating system version.
This will give me an argument to do the update.