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From: Oscar Carlsson <monotux@...>
Subject: Re: [OT?] automatically firewalling off IPs
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 14:25:23 +0200
This is not firewall specific, but it makes me sleep better at night :)

Add this to /etc/ssh/sshd_config
AllowUsers youruser anotheruser

Put all the users who should be able to ssh into your machine, and no
one but them can log in... :)
pam_tally might be good to take a look at, also.

Good luck

On 10/2/05, Jeremy Brake <gentoolists@...> wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> I'm looking for an app/script which can monitor for failed ssh logins,
> and block using IPTables for $time after $number of failed logins (an
> exclusion list would be handy as well) so that I can put a quick stop to
> these niggly brute-force ssh "attacks" I seem to be getting more and
> more often.
>
> Anyone have any ideas?
>
> Thanks, Jeremy B
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>
>

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