On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 09:31:15AM -0800, Beech Rintoul wrote: > > > > Is there a way to configure SSHd, so that the wait time between > > login attempts increases after X failed tries? > > Not that I know of. You should look into denyhosts (in the ports) it > works well and even has a RBL feature to block some of these script > kiddies proactively. Unfortunately, these attempts have become a fact > of life. I probably get 20 - 30 attempts a day between my various > servers.
Depending on how you use ssh from external systems you could add firewall rules to disallow all but known sources. -- David Kelly N4HHE, [EMAIL PROTECTED] ======================================================================== Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"