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Preventing Brute Force Attacks With Fail2ban On OpenSUSE 10.3

Oct 17, 2007, 02:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

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"Fail2ban is similar to DenyHosts...but unlike DenyHosts which focuses on SSH, fail2ban can be configured to monitor any service that writes login attempts to a log file, and instead of using /etc/hosts.deny only to block IP addresses/hosts, fail2ban can use iptables and /etc/hosts.deny."

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