[nmglug] ssh attacks

Wesley Robbins wezzels at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 09:45:35 PDT 2022

Probably remove the password accept from the sshd all together.  Set
password authentication to “no” instead of commenting it out.    One gotcha
is I needed to make a config for ssh to use public key and the preferred

On Mon, Aug 8, 2022 at 10:01 AM Aaron Birenboim <aaron at boim.com> wrote:

> I've been getting constant ssh attacks, like several per minute.
> Any suggestions?   I could change the port from 22, but I don't know if
> that will do much.
> There used to be some sort of sshd wrapper which could ban an IP after
> failed attempts.  I think it was deprecated.   The attack IP changes,
> but there often a few dozen attacks from the same IP. Again, some
> help...  but not much.
> I have password access disabled.  (You need to have a key to ssh in).
> Anything else I should do?
> aaron
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