[Dovecot] Limit login attempts per connection?

Tony Nelson tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Fri Mar 5 06:43:25 EET 2010

On 10-03-04 20:22:15, Frank Cusack wrote:
> On 3/4/10 6:42 PM -0500 Tony Nelson wrote:
> > Looking at the source, I see that there are no options.  It tarpits
> > a bit, but currently has no limit on the number of attempts.  I'll
> > see what I can do.
> I think it's a brilliant idea.  After one login attempt, all others
> on the same connection should fail.

A fan!  Anyway, there should at least be a choice.  Not that I've coded
a choice, just a dumb patch -- see attachment.  It's a bit of a
compromise, with a hard-coded limit of 4 attempts.  Maybe I'll lower it
to 2.

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