[CentOS] fail2ban needs shorewall?

Tony Molloy tony.molloy at ul.ie
Wed Jul 23 12:53:49 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 23 July 2008 13:45:31 Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> I want to try out fail2ban and notice that both, kbs-CentOS-Testing and
> ATrpms, have shorewall as a dependency. I do not use shorewall and have
> never used it. I have my own iptables/firewall script and am happy with
> it. Can I install shorewall without any ill effects to my current sue of
> iptables or would I need to use shorewall for firewalling from that point
> on? (It may be a good product, but I really don't want to learn yet
> another rule syntax.)
> Kai

I installed fail2ban from rpmforge and it has no dependencies. I use it with 
the default CentOS firewall



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