[Dovecot] disconnect after too many errors?
tss at iki.fi
Sun Dec 9 00:20:11 EET 2007
On 9.12.2007, at 0.16, Peter Hessler wrote:
> There are a couple of jerks that are tying to dictionary attack my
> email server, and one of the vectors is pop3/imap logins. Something I
> would like to do in dovecot, but can't seem to find, is the ability to
> disconnect after a certain number of errors. The vast majority of my
> users (i.e. me) don't hand-type POP3 or IMAP transactions, but when we
> do, we know how to spell things properly.
> Does dovecot have this? A simiple look shows no.
It's hardcoded to src/imap-login/client.c:
#define CLIENT_MAX_BAD_COMMANDS 10
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