[CentOS] Can't run fail2ban 0.8.4 [CentOS 6]

Fri Nov 4 11:54:42 UTC 2011
Patrick Lists <centos-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl>

On 11/04/2011 12:48 PM, Kévin GASPARD wrote:
> The output of service fail2ban start in root (that's in french) :
> Démarrage de fail2ban :                                    [ÉCHOUÉ]

The docs on the fail2ban website also say how you can start fail2ban 
manually (at http://www.fail2ban.org/wiki/index.php/MANUAL_0_8#Usage):

$ fail2ban-client start

Maybe starting it that way gives you more information why it fails.