Re: rate limiting sshd connections ?

From: Roger Marquis (
Date: 05/12/04

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    >in fact, I've seen an Apple XServe (two G4 1GHz processors) running
    >MacOS X Server beeing DOSed by a remote Nagios probe testing it's
    >sshd once per minute.

    Once per minute? That's extremely unusual. Do you mean once per
    second? I've got a Via M9000 that runs at 1GHz and has inetds
    listening on several IPs that doesn't slow down with multiple
    simultaneous nmaps.

    >On OSX, sshd runs from xinetd.

    Sounds like a configuration issue.

    Roger Marquis
    Roble Systems Consulting
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