sshd break-in attempt
roberthuff at rcn.com
Tue Jan 2 05:37:06 PST 2007
Nathan Vidican writes:
> In our 'periodic daily' report/email, (only the list goes on for
> hundreds of attempts). Anyhow, long story short; is there not an
> easy way to make sshd block or deny hosts temporarily if X number of
> invalid login attempts are made within a minute's time? Must I use
> an external wrapper to accomplish this, or can it be done with
> options to sshd on it's own?
I don't know of any internal-to-ssh way to do this. Me, I use
security/denyhosts; it's a minor pain to configure though that only
need be done once.
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