[CentOS] SSH Automatic Log-on Failure - Centos 5.5

Thu Jan 27 15:27:38 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Always Learning wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 10:01 -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Always Learning wrote:
>> > You haven't seen my long and difficult (for others) password
>> (uppercase, lowercase, and digits). It is unlikely ever to succumb to
>> > force. :-)
>> Ah, no. Where can you log in as root from? If it's anywhere outside the
>> intranet, bad, bad, bad.
> Blush, blush .... access is on a non-standard port and then restricted
> to a few IP addresses.  I don't want my servers taken over by others.
Security through obscurity doesn't work. Are you familiar with nmap?
Restricted to a few IP addresses is good; the fewer the better.