rsync (daemon mode): no delay after failed authentification ?

Frank Schäfer fschaefer.oss at
Sun May 2 16:20:48 UTC 2021

I wonder why there is no delay after a failed authentification attempt 
(daemon mode).
Should be easy to write a brute-force attack script using RSYNC_PASSWORD...
Wouldn't a delay make attacks much more difficult ?

Frank Schaefer

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