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Date:      Wed, 28 Nov 2012 08:22:28 +0000
From:      Arthur Chance <>
To:        Aleksandr Miroslav <>
Subject:   Re: denyhosts, fail2ban, or something else?
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On 11/27/12 22:25, Aleksandr Miroslav wrote:
> Finally got sick of seeing tons of ssh break-in attempts in my logs. Am
> considering using denyhosts, or fail2ban. Anyone have any experience
> with these?
> I'm already using the AllowUsers facility of ssh to only allow specific
> users in, so I'm not overly concerned about the attempts.
> This is for a FreeBSD 8.x box running pf, btw.

It's probably major overkill and may not fit your needs but this article 
by Colin Percival is an interesting enhancement to the non-standard port 

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