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Re: [RFC] automatically retrying network connections

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: [RFC] automatically retrying network connections
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:35:54 +0200
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Andy Moreton <address@hidden> writes:

> Won't that cause problems for users of sites that use fail2ban to lock
> people out after failed login attempts ? It might be convenient, but
> would need a user option so it could be disabled.

The disconnect/reconnect always happens before a password is presented,
I think, but I guess somebody could have a fail2ban rule that would ban
a host if it connects, negotiates TLS, and then shuts down the
connection without doing anything else.  Seems a bit odd, though.

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