[CentOS] Simple IPTABLES Question

Fri Aug 22 04:55:22 UTC 2008
Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com>

On Thursday, August 21, 2008 9:28 AM +0300 Jussi Hirvi 
<greenspot at greenspot.fi> wrote:

> Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com> escribio (20.8.2008 22:55)
>> The installation is easy, but the configuration looks daunting. There's a
>> bunch of "jails" and it looks like I need to study fail2ban's model to
>> understand what those do.
> What do you mean by "jail"? I didn't find that word in my fail2ban.conf
> (dated "2005.06.21"). I needed to change the default conf only very
> slightly (mainly time constants, on/off switches for tasks, and or log
> file paths).

I installed fail2ban-0.8.2-2.el5.rf. It includes a separate jail.conf file.