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Re: [K12OSN] SSH



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On Oct 4, 2004, at 10:07 PM, Rick O'Dell wrote:


I'm running Postfix on a k12ltsp 4.01. Log Watch for mail logs an
unauthorized user trying to login. It list dozens of passwords they have
tried. I have dumped the Ip address into host deny file, but next day a new
ip address (possibly on a dialup). My question is, what if I disable SSH or
is this a no no??????? What are the adverse effects to me???

Well, do you use SSH to administer your box?
If not than you CAN turn it off.
You can also use TCP wrappers to allow connections only from specific hosts if you are concerned.
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