Block IP

Vivek Khera vivek at
Fri Dec 22 07:38:14 PST 2006

On Dec 21, 2006, at 3:59 PM, Graham Menhennitt wrote:

> Christopher Hilton wrote:
>> If it's at all possible switch to using public keys for  
>> authentication
>> with ssh and disallow password authentication. This completely stops
>> the brute forcing attacks from filling up your periodic security  
>> mail.
> Are you sure about that? I only allow PublickeyAuthentication ssh2
> connections but I get lots of security mail messages like:

Be sure to disallow PAM auth also.  I missed that one the first time  
I tried to disable interactive keyboard auth login.

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