[sclug] SSHD

Darren Davison darren at davisononline.org
Tue Jan 30 11:47:28 UTC 2007

On Tue, January 30, 2007 11:27, David Newcomb wrote:
> I am getting a lot of brute force attacks on one of my linux
> internet servers. Is there a way I can make the client wait
> 60 seconds before allowing them to try and login again?

there are a number of tools that will guard against this by monitoring the
logs for these attacks and adding lines to /etc/hosts.deny or writing iptables
rules to combat.

I've used this one with success in the past:


Darren Davison
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