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Re: [K12OSN] freenx issue



excellent info (ideas)
thanks :-)

2008/10/30 "Terrell Prudé Jr." <microman cmosnetworks com>:
>
> Nils Breunese wrote:
>>
>> Nadav Kavalerchik wrote:
>>
>>> just a little advise for the time you get it fixed
>>>
>>> we had alloooooot of log warnings of hackers trying to crack the machine
>>> through port 22 so we moved it very high... beyond 62744
>>>
>>> now all is quiet :-)
>>
>> I like to set up public key authentication and then disable password
>> authentication for SSH. Then install a brute-force blocker like DenyHosts
>> [0] or Fail2Ban [1] and things are also quiet. And our users don't need to
>> specify a custom port.
>>
>> Nils Breunese.
>>
> +1 on that.  I've used both of those tools, and they both work.  I don't use
> custom ports anymore, either, for this reason.
> My preference is now for Fail2Ban, because I prefer IPTables-style blocking.
>  But that's just me.
>
> --TP
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