balmquist at mindfirestudios.com
Tue Oct 5 04:56:36 UTC 2004
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On Oct 4, 2004, at 10:07 PM, Rick O'Dell wrote:
> I'm running Postfix on a k12ltsp 4.01. Log Watch for mail logs an
> unauthorized user trying to login. It list dozens of passwords they
> tried. I have dumped the Ip address into host deny file, but next day
> a new
> ip address (possibly on a dialup). My question is, what if I disable
> SSH or
> is this a no no??????? What are the adverse effects to me???
Well, do you use SSH to administer your box?
If not than you CAN turn it off.
You can also use TCP wrappers to allow connections only from specific
hosts if you are concerned.
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