[Dovecot] limit logins by time

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Nov 7 13:47:56 EET 2008

On Nov 7, 2008, at 1:43 PM, Andre Hübner wrote:

>> You mean something like "one login per 5 minutes"? Why do you want  
>> it?
> yes, this is exactly what i want.
> have a user who seems to go crazy, lots of logins with differnet  
> usernames within seconds. i could limit him by iptables, but this  
> has only effect for short time...

They're successful logins?

>> There's no existing way to do it, but you could probably do it with http://wiki.dovecot.org/PostLoginScripting
> .
> ok, will try it

Perhaps just make it do a "sleep 30" or something if the previous  
login was too close.

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