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From: Dan Noe <dpn@...>
Subject: Re: If your interested
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 01:58:41 -0400
On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 02:30:48PM +0900, Bernhard Egger wrote:
> > servers that are intentionally advertising ssh for it's users globally,
> > so can't use port knocking, can't block all of korea (as some users
> > definatly connect from there) and so on...
> exactly. I would prefer a solution where an IP is automatically blocked
> for a limited amount of time after, say, 3 failed login attempts.
> 
> I don't know how to do this, but maybe somebody already has a script for
> something like that?

Check out Login Sentry as modified by Jesse Shrieve:

http://lumiere.net/~j/login_sentry/login_sentry

It uses hosts.deny, so it is also cross-platform (cross-POSIX, anyways).
Works well for me.

-D

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