DenyHosts

Marvin Kosmal mkosmal at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 17:30:14 UTC 2013


On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko at greshko.com> wrote:
> 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):
> #SECURE_LOG=/private/var/log/system.log
> #
> # Debian:
> SECURE_LOG = /var/log/auth.log
>
> --


HI

I agree....

And I used the 2.6 tar ball and that is different then what is in the
repositories


TIA

Marvin




> 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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