You can also use rate limit which is a nice netfilter feature.
In Shorewall/rules file you can write following line, which allows two
new connections per minute to ssh port.
ACCEPT net fw tcp 22 - - 1/min:2
On 3/27/07, Matthew Hattersley <matthew.hattersley@...> wrote:
> Sounds like a wonderful tool. Would defo get a thumbs up from me.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: devil-linux-discuss-bounces@...
> [mailto:devil-linux-discuss-bounces@...] On Behalf Of
> Bruce Smith
> Sent: 27 March 2007 13:57
> To: Devil Linux
> Subject: [Devil-Linux-discuss] A new tool for defending against ssh
> bruteforce attacks.
> Is this worth adding to DL?
> - BS