Re: Looking for tool to scan / block IPs
From: Chris Cox (ccox_nopenotthis_at_airmail.net)
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 18:19:59 -0500
> David Topper <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>I'm looking for a tool to check for unsuccessful logins, when if found
>>will block further attempts from said IP. There's gotta be a tool, no?
> Since you and all your users will at times make mistakes in typing the
> password this would eventually block out all legitimate users.
I just got done dealing with my web hosting provider who did this
very thing (sigh). Better and perhaps implied by the OP is to
possibly put a timed lockout on the IP. I believe this is how
my hosting provider does things now.