Brute Force Attack Prevention for FTP

This protection allows you to defend the target storage group from excessive incorrect FTP login attempts.

An offending client IP Address using this upload account is blocked from access for a specified amount of time, after a specified number of bad login attempts.

Note: If you have not enabled FTP as an Access Method for the upload account, this functionality is hidden.

How to set this up

Click the checkbox to enable it and reveal additional settings:

  • No. of Failed Login Attempts: Select the number of failed login attempts required to trigger the lockdown for an offending client IP address.
  • Minimum Lockdown Period: Select the amount of time an offending client IP address should be blocked from further access attempts.