[ubuntu-uk] Preventing a hack attempt
cyberjacob at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 19:46:12 BST 2010
any way to do that through putty?
On 28 August 2010 18:13, Alan Lord (News) <alanslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> with passwords.
> Also, I concur with an earlier post and recommend installing denyhosts.
> sudo apt-get install denyhosts
> Very useful against bruteforce attacks.
> The Open Learning Centre
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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