machine hangs on occasion - correlated with ssh break-in attempts

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Fri Aug 22 00:30:54 UTC 2008

On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 16:28:05 -0400
Mikhail Teterin <mi+mill at> wrote:

> Myself -- and the owner of the box -- travel quite a bit, ssh-ing "home" 
> from anywhere in the world. 

why not setup a SSL-based vpn ? lock everything down except the port of the vpn. try openvpn.

> Although we could, I suppose, find out the 
> destination-country's IP-allocation and add it before leaving, that 
> would be quite tedious to manage...

geoip attached to pf rules :P has anyone done it? But I can tell you it isn't that want to have a way to bypass it.


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