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A client can not connect to the VPS because the server blocks it.

He has to change several times his IP to conect. This is a serious problem. I have a rule in the firewall where I allow his conection always to the server but it is not working. why?

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closed as not a real question by joeqwerty, MDMarra, Grant, Ward, voretaq7 Jun 7 '13 at 3:23

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You need to do a LOT more troubleshooting for this question to be answerable. See this Meta topic for some tips –  voretaq7 Jun 7 '13 at 3:23

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It's practically guaranteed that your "client" has a dynamic IP assigned by DHCP, meaning that he gets a new external IP every so often.

You won't be able to filter by IP alone, as you've already seen. Try going up one netblock and see if that's a big enough net to allow his ISP's netblock. For example, if you're allowing 198.51.100.34, try allowing everything in 198.51.100.X. If not, work on a better authentication mechanism using SSL certificates or similar.

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The "client" has fixed IP, is because he has to change the IP to conect is really a problem. –  Victor Navarro Jun 7 '13 at 5:57

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