To block ping requests on a Linux server, you can use a firewall to block the ICMP protocol. You can do this using the
Here is an example of how to block ping requests using
sudo iptables -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type echo-request -j DROP
This will block all incoming ping requests to the server.
You can also block ping requests using the
ufw firewall. To do this, run the following command:
sudo ufw deny in icmp
This will block all incoming ICMP traffic, including ping requests.
Keep in mind that blocking ping requests can make it more difficult to troubleshoot network issues, as ping is often used as a basic connectivity test. If you do decide to block ping requests, make sure you have other tools and methods in place for monitoring the health of your network.