If you use the Subclipse plugin to access subversion repositories from Eclipse using the ssh+svn protocol, you may see errors like this:


when you try to do too many things at once.

When I tried switching to JavaHL instead of SVNKit, I got different errors, so that was out.

Adding this line to my eclipse.ini file fixed it […]

By | November 19th, 2008|General|0 Comments

Using IPTables to Prevent SSH Brute Force Attacks

If you have a server with a world facing ssh server, you’ve probably seen brute force attacks in your logs. Some machine starts hammering your ssh server, trying all sorts of logins (staff, root, a, admin, etc…) over and over and over again.

This is bad on a lot of fronts.

I use two simple iptables […]

By | May 24th, 2008|Linux, Security|31 Comments