Blacklisting repeated login tries

Damien Miller djm at
Wed May 18 13:21:13 EST 2005

John M Collins wrote:
> Please CC jmc AT on any reply as I'm not subscribed.
> We are getting several thousand login tries daily all from the same IP each
> try.
> It would be a great help to automatically refuse connections from a given IP
> after a certain number of failed login attempts.

Please check the list archives for past discussion on this request.


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