Marc Valard wrote:
> I'm using the 3.6.1.P2 version of Openssh.
> I would like to know which is the default Maximum Authentication Tries for
> this version.

6 (or rather 7 since it counts from zero).

> And also if it's possible to possible to modify it.

In that version, only by modifying the code. In later versions of OpenSSH
it's a tunable knob (MaxAuthTries) in sshd_config.

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