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Old 06-21-2017, 10:18 AM
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Question Configuring root login attempts for AuthFailed trigger

Hello,

We are currently using VShell Version: 4.2.2 (build 1121) and are quite pleased with it's features and capabilities.

We currently block root login access using the configuration file directive:
DenyRoot true
We know this is working because we are seeing entries like this in the log files:
20161120 101942 VShell%20SSH2 auth 547 root 0 0 0 0 00547 Root login refused from 204.16.31.32

We want to continue blocking root logins and also:
  1. Use the DenyHostAfterFailure feature to add the offending IP address to the DenyHostsFile.
  2. Have root login attempts trigger the AuthFailed event.

What changes in the configuration file are required?

Thanks!
Chuck
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