Blacklisting repeated login tries
djm at mindrot.org
Wed May 18 20:39:37 EST 2005
John M Collins wrote:
> It might be more reasonable if you provided a search facility. Like I
> said, I did look through past history but none of the threads seemed to
> mention it. All the article you referred to said as a subject was "SSH
> feature request" and you referred that poster to previous discussions
> which had obviously eluded him just as much as it eluded me.
You must be allergic to google:
"openssh login attempt", 1st link and follow the thread.
> If it's such a bad idea, why don't you put up on the FAQ list why you
> think it's such a bad idea?
I.e. we should do the work because you are too lazy to use a search
> For my own part it is clear that there are lots of brute force attempts
> to break in taking place at them moment and optional features which
> might assist seem worth discussing.
... and we have. Check the archives.
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