How to set the maximum SSH authentication attempts


To change the maximum number of SSH authentication attempts that can be made to a QuantaStor system the "/etc/ssh/sshd_config" file will need to be modified.



To add a limit on how many SSH authentication attempts are allowed for an SSH connection to `5` by adding the below definition to your /etc/ssh/sshd_config file and restarting the ssh service.

MaxAuthTries 5

To restart the ssh service use the below command:

sudo service ssh restart


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