How can I ban IP Connections using FileZilla

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asked Oct 2, 2012 in Security by darkshark (1,500 points)
Hi all..
I want to  prevent abuse and force attacks by automatically banning IP addresses that attempt to connect to FTP. Does anyone know how I can do this in FileZilla?
Many thanks

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answered Oct 2, 2012 by WebProX (12,200 points)
First you need to log in to the server using Remote Desktop. Then open your FileZilla Server. Go to C:\Program Files\FileZilla Server\ then double-click on FileZilla Server Interface.exe. Now from FileZilla go to Edit->settings and scrolldown to Autoban and check the ‘Enable Automatic Bans’. Here, you can configure the number of attems to take before we ban an IP address and foe how long.
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