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Re: SSHd



On Wed, 2006-08-23 at 13:21 +0200, Trond Eivind Glomsrød wrote:
> 
> 
> On 8/21/06, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
>         Matthew Miller (mattdm mattdm org) said:
>         
>         > But really, it seems like the "can't get to a shell
>         during/after an install"
>         > can leave you stuck in a number of cases, not just this
>         one.... 
>         
>         It's just that realistically, changing this would essentially
>         mean
>         "any headless machine will not be able to be logged into
>         without kickstart
>         machinations". I don't think that's an improvement.
> 
> Agreed. Remote login is very useful to finish an install - or if other
> mechanisms that normally do work don't.
> 
> 
> The problem, that some bots try and try and try again on the ssh root
> account, would best be dealth with with a default configuration that
> blocks an IP for some time if enough unsuccessful attempts are made. 

installing denyhosts by default sounds reasonable ;)




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