[CentOS] PAM and vsftpd

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Mon Mar 2 13:03:22 UTC 2009

RobertH wrote on Sun, 1 Mar 2009 22:04:23 -0800:

> specifically, i am trying to stop repeated access to vsftpd after more than
> x attempts from the same ip address....

You can reduce the number of concurrent connections. This pretty much dumps 
all brute force attempts. You could also try ratelimiting to port 21 like 
with ssh. I've never tried that approach.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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