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Re: Dovecot configuration issues for IMAP/POP3 (squeeze)

David Guntner <davidg@akamail.net> wrote:
> Fail2ban works by setting up filtering rules through iptables, and will
> route traffic on a given port from a badly-behaving IP address to a DROP
> instruction in the firewall.

> it needs to "care" about which service is being abused.

I'm pretty sure my version (or maybe it's just my configuration) takes
the attitude that it doesn't really matter what port is being poked,
fail2ban just blocks that IP address.


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