[CentOS] bruteforce protection howto

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Sun Mar 21 00:14:44 UTC 2010


Larry Vaden wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Vadkan Jozsef <jozsi.avadkan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What's the best method to ban that ip [what is bruteforcig a server]
>> what was logged on the logger?
>> I need to ban the ip on the router pc.
> 
> <http://www.fail2ban.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page> but you may have to
> run fail2ban on the server instead of on the logger.
> 

Fail2ban is of limited effectiveness against ever more common 
distributed attacks. Don't make it your only line of defense but rather 
combine it with other effective measures:

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Network/SecuringSSH



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