fail2ban vs. logrotate

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Tue Oct 25 21:54:36 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-10-25 at 16:12 -0400, Mike Wohlgemuth wrote:
> I don't see any way to get fail2ban to reopen the log file without
> also forgetting the current ban list.

As I recall, it's supposed to make temporary bans.  So does it really
need to keep a ban list forever?  You'd be banning things that gave up
long ago.  And things that keep on hammering away would auto-ban
themselves quickly enough, again, anyway.

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