[nos-bbs] fail2ban and denial of service

Maiko Langelaar maiko at pcs.mb.ca
Mon Feb 9 19:23:38 EST 2015

> Then some user on AA6AA tries to telnet to my machine as root a few
> times.  So I block AA6AA's IP. Now forwarding is cut off for the whole BBS.

For what purpose should a user try root 'a few times' ?

If the IP is blocked, then the sysop can have a chat with the user :)


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