[CentOS] Securing SSH

Tue Apr 15 17:29:16 UTC 2008
Tim Alberts <talberts at msiscales.com>

Ned Slider wrote:
>> Tim Alberts wrote:
>>> So I setup ssh on a server so I could do some work from home and I 
>>> think the second I opened it every sorry monkey from around the 
>>> world has been trying every account name imaginable to get into the 
>>> system.
>>> What's a good way to deal with this?
> The Wiki has an article here on just this:
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Network/SecuringSSH
I've been experimenting with the iptables filtering with the recent 
module, but I have not yet had success.  I do have my default policy to 
reject with icmp and I've read the note that the default should be 
DROP.  Is this the problem?

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