incorrect logins

Robert Slade bsd at
Sun Feb 12 01:26:23 PST 2006

On Sun, 2006-02-12 at 04:39, Playnet wrote:
> Hello FreeBSD,
>   I see many records as
> Feb 10 21:08:55 sstand sshd[84600]: Failed password for root from port 46356 ssh2
> How can i block these IP, who try "root" as login?
> Have any soft in ports?

In the default setup of SSH, root login is disabled. Check the manual
for ssh.

As for blocking Ips check hosts_deny and hosts_allow.

I would recommend that you block the ssh port at you firewall for stop
remote logons via ssh etc.


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