Craig White wrote:
On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 10:49 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:Michael Blinn wrote:Not true. I use and recommend the package 'denyhosts' - Nice little python script that daemonizes to periodically check /var/log/secure, adding IPs from brute-force attackers to /etc/hosts.deny, then emails me its actions. You can also set an auto-expire time for those blocks. I love it.Which distribution includes that package?---- RHEL/CentOS (via rpmforge) # rpm -q denyhosts denyhosts-2.6-3.el5.rf Fedora base Craig
Debian Etch definitely has denyhosts (I just checked mine), and I hear (though haven't yet verified) that Ubuntu Feisty and later also has it. I'll check that out on my Feisty box when I get to work. However, I do have a Dapper box handy, so I just now verified that Dapper does *not* have it, at least on PowerPC (fail2ban is there, though, so we still win).
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