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Automatically blacklist IP after multiple SSH login failures
  • From: "Jeff Stewart" <jstewart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 12:36:30 -0400
  • Message-id: <NDBBKCOPILJJPIKIAGALMEKICOAA.jstewart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I'd like to protect myself against dictionary or brute force login attacks.
Is there a way within OpenSSH or another package to automatically blacklist
an IP address after x number of failed login attempts?
Thanks,
Jeff Stewart


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