Illegal access attempt - FreeBSD 5.4 Release - please advise

Lee Capps lcapps at
Thu Aug 25 11:20:54 GMT 2005

On 11:18 Wed 24 Aug     , Chris St Denis wrote:
> How can I easily auto deny after x failed attempts? Is this an sshd setting?
> I could find it.
> Is there something in ports that will firewall off somebody who is brute
> forcing?

In addition to adding entries to /etc/hosts.allow you could try

I didn't find a port, but it works with FreeBSD and isn't too onerous to



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