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Old 10-25-2004, 03:58 AM   #1
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SSH Configuration


I was wondering if I can configure SSh like this

If you fail login ( 2 or 3 time ) it will block your IP addres.


Old 10-25-2004, 07:49 AM   #2
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AFAIK there is no option like this in or for sshd_config but most likely you'd have to write your own script, etc. But I wouldn't recommend just banning or blocking the IP if its failed 2 or 3 times, usually it will disconnect after that and if it is an attacker, most will go away. I would hate to think you ban people with real access or even yourself if you accidently mistyped your password a couple of times.. I know I've done it on accident..
Old 10-25-2004, 03:02 PM   #3
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What about if I want still to lovk it down like I seed

any sugestions on the script ?



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