Authentications attempts are setup in the OS itself.
Some useful options in the configuration file are
On server side : MaxStartups

On client side : NumberOfPasswordPrompts

Refer manpage for details.
Thanks
Aman Raheja
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Marc Valard wrote:

>Hello,
>
>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.
>And also if it's possible to possible to modify it.
>
>In advance many thanks,
>
>Regards,
>
>
>Valard Marc
>
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