On Tuesday 02 January 2007 16:34, Eric wrote: Hi, Why don't you use the /etc/rc.firewall, its a good firewall too.
> Len Conrad wrote: > >> In our 'periodic daily' report/email, (only the list goes on for > >> hundreds of attempts). Anyhow, long story short; is there not an easy > >> way to make sshd block or deny hosts temporarily if X number of > >> invalid login attempts are made within a minute's time? > > > > to reduce the brute force attacks + voluminous logging, tell sshd to > > listen on port other than 22. > > > > google for "tcp wrappers sshd" for examples of how to use tcp wrappers > > in reactive blocking > > > > Len > > check out the denyhosts port as well. works great > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Peter Nyamukusa Systems Administrator Africa Online Zimbabwe Tel: +263-4-250890 Fax: +263-4-702203 E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] AIM: petenya Africa Online Disclaimer and Confidentiality Note This e-mail, its attachments and any rights attaching hereto are, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the property of Africa Online Holdings (Mauritius) Limited and/or its subsidiaries ("the Group"). It is confidential and intended for the addressee only. Should you not be the addressee and have received this e-mail by mistake, kindly notify the sender, delete this e-mail immediately and do not disclose or use the same in any manner whatsoever. Views and opinions expressed in this e-mail are those of the sender unless clearly stated as those of the Group. The Group accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damages, however incurred, resulting from the use of this e-mail or its attachments. The Group does not warrant the integrity of this e-mail, nor that it is free of errors, viruses, interception or interference. For more information about Africa Online, please visit our website at http://www.africaonline.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"