[CentOS] Telnet & ssh connection limit and idle timeout

partha chowdhury kira.laucas at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 02:30:02 UTC 2008


lingu wrote:
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> Dear all,
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> I am running centos 4 update 5. I want to limit user connection(maximum 
> 10 simultaneous connection are only allowed) to server
> (for telnet & ssh sessions).In the mean time i like to remove all dead 
> and idle connections(ssh & telnet session) of more that 24 hours.
> 
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>  Any one guide me how to do this.
> 
> Regards
> Lingu
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> *
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for telnet, intall telnet-server and in /etc/xinetd.d/telnet , append 
instances=<number> total number of instances and per_source=<number>,the 
number of simultaneous connections per IP address - it can not exceed 
the total number of instances.


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