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.

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