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Re: OT: New article: Let's block cracker using denyhosts



On Thursday 30 March 2006 10:56 pm, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> I have a few comments about the article.  (I package denyhosts for
> Fedora Extras.)
>
> You install it via yum, and at that point it is actually configured.
> A proper config file is already in /etc/denyhosts.cfg, although you
> can of course tweak it.  And there's no need to copy anything into
> /etc/init.d, because it's already set up.
>
> So the procedure is just:
>
> yum install denyhosts
> (edit /etc/denyhosts.cfg to your liking)
> chkconfig denyhosts on
> service denyhosts start
>
> If you prefer to run denyhosts from cron instead of as a daemon, you
> can edit /etc/sysconfig/denyhosts and follow the instructions there.
> Other info related to the Fedora package is in
> /usr/share/doc/denyhosts*/README.fedora

Thanks Jason for the correction.
But, strange, I don't have /etc/denyhosts.cfg.

rpm -qa | grep denyhosts
denyhosts-2.2-1.2.fc4.rf

Also the initscript is not installed too.
That's why I set it up manually then.
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