Call for testing: OpenSSH 8.5

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Sun Feb 28 11:52:18 AEDT 2021

On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 10:58:52PM +0000, "Morgan, Iain (ARC-TN)[InuTeq, LLC]" <iain.morgan at> wrote:

> On 2/22/21, 17:56, "openssh-unix-dev on behalf of Damien Miller" < at on behalf of djm at> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     OpenSSH 8.5p1 is almost ready for release, so we would appreciate testing
>     on as many platforms and systems as possible. This is a bugfix release.
> ...
>      * sshd(8): implement client address-based rate-limiting via new
>        sshd_config(5) PerSourceMaxStartups and PerSourceNetBlockSize
>        directives that fine-grained control than the global MaxStartups
>        limit.
> The sshd_config(5) man page has these new options listed after PidFile, whereas they should be listed before.
> -- 
> Iain Morgan

Also, the grammar seems wrong: "directives that
fine-grained control than" should probably be
"directives that provide more fine-grained control
than" (if this is a quote from the manpage and not
just a changelog).


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