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Should we deploy sshguard on external IP addresses?
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Some discussion has been around using sshguard (or fail2ban) on externally facing IP addresses. This has some utility in that it prevents follow-on, but not much specifically for preventing brute forces against our key-only ssh setup.

I have a preliminary puppet patch for this but obviously actual choices should be made.

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crusnov created this task.Mar 21 2019, 9:39 PM
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Change 498231 had a related patch set uploaded (by CRusnov; owner: CRusnov):
[operations/puppet@production] Add sshguard to base module.

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