Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Thu Mar 14 15:44:18 UTC 2013

On 03/14/13 22:28, Matthew J. Roth wrote:
> You have denyhosts configured to monitor '/var/log/messages' but failed login
> attempts are being logged to '/etc/log/auth.log'.
> In '/etc/denyhosts.conf' (or whatever file is used to configure denyhosts on
> Ubuntu) set:
>   # Ubuntu
>   SECURE_LOG = /etc/log/auth.log
>   # Redhat or Fedora Core:
>   #SECURE_LOG = /var/log/secure

Just a note of interest.  It seems there is a bit of inconsistency between Ubuntu releases/versions.  Today I installed 12.04 LTS + denyhosts.  The default denyhosts.conf contains

# Mac OS X (v10.3 or earlier):
# Debian:
SECURE_LOG = /var/log/auth.log

>From now on, at least during winter time, Im going to blame all spelling an grammar erros on the cat sitting on my chest every time I sit down at the computer....

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