[CentOS] bruteforce protection howto

Mihai T. Lazarescu mtlagm at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 10:17:38 UTC 2010


On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 05:24:34PM -0500, 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.

You can forward a copy of the syslog messages to the router
and instruct fail2ban to act upon them instead of the default
ssh log.

Mihai


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