[Nelug] Blocking brute-force ssh attacks

Martin Ward martin at gkc.org.uk
Wed Aug 9 22:53:59 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 09 Aug 2006 19:08, Stephen wrote:
> I've got mine set up to allow only 1 user and to require the correct ssh
> key, and disabled normal password authentication.

That stops them getting in, but it doesn't stop them banging on the door
for hours on end (which dropping all packets from their IP address does).


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