Connection throttling POP3.

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at
Mon May 21 17:43:44 EDT 2007

Andrew Morgan wrote:
> I believe there are also some solutions to monitor
> connections and automatically add IP addresses to the /etc/hosts.deny
> file, but I've never used them myself.

Fail2ban will do this (and more) see

If your system uses PAM, it's also worth taking a look at pam_abl - see


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