I was refering to the older SSH, when I posted that response.
MaxAuthTries is there in OpenSSH 3.9, but I am not sure about the same
to be available in the version you have refered, 3.6.1P2
Check the man pages in any case, you'll get it
Regards
Aman

Aman Raheja wrote:

> Authentications attempts are setup in the OS itself.
> Some useful options in the configuration file are
> On server side : MaxStartups
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> On client side : NumberOfPasswordPrompts
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> Refer manpage for details.
> Thanks
> Aman Raheja
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> Marc Valard wrote:
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>> 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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