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In the past month I've noticed in my event viewer on a sql server a lot of failure audits. Seems like a brute force attack from an ip in china trying to log in to the sa account which i have disabled. I've blocked it on my network firewall but then a week later i'm getting the same attack from another ip also based in china. So far i've blocked 6 ips. Is there anything i can do to prevent this attack of do i just keep blocking ips? I have outside developers who access sql so that is why i have fac

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merged by Kara Marfia Oct 21 '10 at 23:17

this question was merged with How can I prevent attacks on my SQL Server installation? because it is an exact duplicate of that question.