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Re: could you help interpret my logs?



Randy Kelsoe wrote:
> I also had an attempt last week that tried to login as root, admin, 
> test, and guest, then tried unsuccessfully to login as root 3,415 times. 
> I have the "PermitRootLogin no" set in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config  file, so 
> they should not be able to get in even if they do guess the root password.

Good advice. I like using the AllowGroups or AllowUsers directives so
that only listed user accounts can log on. *All* the system accounts
will be barred. (Not that any of them should have a valid password
anyway, but there you go...)

James.

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