[cvsnt] Re: sspi vs. ssh ?!?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Sat Nov 8 15:57:39 GMT 2003

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On Sat, 08 Nov 2003 15:56:49 +0100, Ralf Steinhaeusser
<stralf at gmx.net> wrote:

>And: To make brute-force impossible it would be great if I could set
>up CVSNT to e.g. refuse connections for 5 minute after 3 logins
>failed. And shuts down after 15 of this attacks.
>What do you think?
That's make a nice easy DOS attack - just open it 15 times and type
random passwords...

CVSNT isn't an IDS - it's way outside its remit to try to do something
like that.

You can set automatic lockout on accounts in Active Directory I think
- that'll work, although an admin has to re-enable it.


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