[SSHd] Increasing wait time?
cpghost at cordula.ws
Tue May 6 21:54:02 UTC 2008
On Tue, 06 May 2008 19:11:45 +0200
Gilles <gilles.ganault at free.fr> wrote:
> Is there a way to configure SSHd, so that the wait time between login
> attempts increases after X failed tries?
It shouldn't be too hard to patch
by adding code for per-IP truncated binary exponential backoff
algorithm just before forking a child once a connection is
accept(2)ed. It's strange that it hasn't already been done,
being such an obvious and useful addition. ;)
> Thank you.
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