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Re: Unable to ssh nodes with global IP

From: suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 24 2011 - 16:50:57 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 18:12, Tim <ignored_mailbox@yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> If you have a (potentially) vulnerable server exposed, using something
> like fail2ban (if I remembered the name correctly) can be a good idea.
> It allows a limited number of attempts from an IP, then temporarily
> blacklists that IP.  A hacker would have to have tremendous luck to
> guess a password in only two attempts, for instance.

An alternative to fail2ban is denyhosts.

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