Blocking brute force SSH to firewall

Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Blocking brute force SSH to firewall

L0 Member

For various business reasons I need to allow SSH directly to a PA-3020 to manage the unit.  Is there a way to apply a vulenerability policy to this traffic so that I can block bruteforce attacks?





L1 Bithead

Is it possible to setup a vpn tunnel for yourself, then ssh to an inside management ip? I would be careful opening any external port up for management, especially if you use local authentication credentials.

L3 Networker


L3 Networker

Hope the above attachment will answer your question.



# You can call this vulnaribility profile in the intrested security policy ( if the traffic is from unt to unt or a intrazone traffic )
# Please create a seperate security policy as default intrazone profile will not contain this Vul. Profile.
#Clone a default one to make the changes as in default one you will not be able to make any changes.


# Default action is alert, Change the action and number of attempts as per your needs.


Thank you



  • 3 replies
  • 101 Subscriptions
Like what you see?

Show your appreciation!

Click Like if a post is helpful to you or if you just want to show your support.

Click Accept as Solution to acknowledge that the answer to your question has been provided.

The button appears next to the replies on topics you’ve started. The member who gave the solution and all future visitors to this topic will appreciate it!

These simple actions take just seconds of your time, but go a long way in showing appreciation for community members and the LIVEcommunity as a whole!

The LIVEcommunity thanks you for your participation!