Projects / sshdautoban


sshdautoban is a script intended to automatically ban, in real time, attackers that are trying to connect on your sshd service without authorization. It blocks connections from an IP address when it issues too many login errors.

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Recent releases

  •  10 Apr 2010 11:24

    Release Notes: The license was changed from GPLv2 to BSD.

    •  30 Jul 2009 22:07

      Release Notes: The fifo was removed, and sockets are used instead. The fifo was too slow and many log lines could be missed. The documentation was updated.

      •  13 May 2008 10:23

        Release Notes: It is now possible to call the script with the "-c" argument to clean out /etc/hosts.deny. This uses a new parameter: cleanup_period => "week". You may use day, week, or month depending on how long you wish to keep IPs in hosts.deny. The in-script documentation was updated and now contains syslogd configuration and a full change log.

        •  18 Mar 2008 14:50

          No changes have been submitted for this release.

          Recent comments

          13 May 2008 06:01 coredumb_net

          Feel free to comment
          Every comment is appreciated.

          Feel free to post your impressions, and/or feature requests/problems on the sourceforge project's forums

          Hope you'll find this script usefull


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