Re: SSH scans vs connection ratelimiting


On Sat, 19 Aug 2006, Pieter de Boer wrote:
For months now, we're all seeing repeated bruteforce attempts on SSH. I've configured my pf install to ratelimit TCP connections to port 22 and to

I wonder why OpenSSH still doesn't support simple and nice feature of SSH.COM's sshd2_config:

LoginGraceTime 60
AuthInteractiveFailureTimeout 10

These settings effectively cause robots to stop the scan for me. Every
scan attempt gives only 1..N failed attempts (where N=number of externally-reachable and SSH-served IPs on machine if robot is capable of simultaneous scan of several IPs), so I can just ignore them.

Sincerely, Dmitry
Atlantis ISP, System Administrator
e-mail: dmitry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
nic-hdl: LYNX-RIPE
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