Security blocking question

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Fri Oct 9 21:49:25 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 02:45:51PM -0700, Aflatoon Aflatooni wrote:

> Is there a way that I could configure the server so that if there are for example X attempts from an IP address then for the next Y hours all the SSH requests would be ignored from that IP address? 
> There are only a handful of people who have access to that server.

If there are only a handful, then I'd suggest that you put a whitelist
of IP addresses in your firewall config.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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