Opened 18 years ago

Last modified 18 years ago

#2424 closed Feature request

Automatic account lockout / IP Ban

Reported by: rcavicchioni Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Server
Keywords: Cc: rcavicchioni, Tim Kosse
Component version: Operating system type:
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I would like to suggest adding an option to
automatically disable an account when the user fails to
login a certain amount of times. Also there could be a
checkbox to automatically add an IP ban after a certain
number of failed logins or an excessive amount of

This would help defend the server from the common FTP
brute force attacks.

Thank you.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 18 years ago

Already implemented. After a few unsuccessful login
attempts, further login attempts from the same IP address
are severely throttled automatically.

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