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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.
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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