SSH and the Ubuntu Server

sam tygier samtygier at
Thu Nov 18 09:21:42 UTC 2010

On 17/11/10 21:38, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> This proposal requests that:
>   1) a new prompt be added to the Ubuntu Server installer
>   2) this prompt be dedicated to the boolean installation, or
> non-installation, of the SSH service, as an essential facet of a
> typical server
>   3) the cursor highlights the affirmative (yes, please install SSH),
> but awaits the user's conscious decision

you could make the ssh server recommend denyhosts or fail2ban (both prevent brute force attacks by blocking hosts that make to many failed login attempts)


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