[ubuntu-uk] Preventing a hack attempt
Alan Lord (News)
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Sat Aug 28 18:13:57 BST 2010
On 28/08/10 17:37, Matthew Macdonald-Wallace wrote:
> If the VNC Server is on the same machine that you are ssh'ing into,
> then the command would look as follows:
> ssh -C -L 5900:localhost:5900<user>@<destination_server> -N&
We do this to manage some of our customers' servers. We also use
private/public key pairs, and configure ssh so so no logins are allowed
Also, I concur with an earlier post and recommend installing denyhosts.
sudo apt-get install denyhosts
Very useful against bruteforce attacks.
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