system is under attack (what can I do more?)

Jason Dixon jdixon at
Fri Jun 18 15:55:19 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:48:25AM -0400, Glen Barber wrote:
> Hi,
> On 6/18/10 11:29 AM, Kaya Saman wrote:
>> [...]
>>> Look at ports/security/sshguard and ports/security/bruteblock.
>>> I use sshguard with ipfilter, but it works with pf and ipfw as well.
>>> It is very simple to set up and gets the job done.
>> Hi just wanted to say thanks for stating this as I'm also looking for a
>> BSD version of fail2ban which I couldn't find in the FreeBSD ports
>> collection......
> security/py-fail2ban

Doesn't FreeBSD's version of pf support the overload feature?  This is
how we typically manage ssh bruteforce attempts in OpenBSD/pf-land.

Jason Dixon
OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.
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