[CentOS] bruteforce protection howto

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Sat Mar 20 23:14:44 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:


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