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Re: Fail2Ban Question: Can I do this without restarting the service?


On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 05:55:50PM +0200, john doe wrote:
> On 8/17/2018 7:35 PM, Brian wrote:
> > On Fri 17 Aug 2018 at 19:16:07 +0200, john doe wrote:
> > 
> > > Also, a server without firewall capibility should never be facing internet.
> > 
> > Why? "never" seems a little strong. Mine does; what's the problem?
> > 
> Given the fact that the OP want's to use fail2ban and has at least two
> services running on his public host (apache, ssh) it was a reasonable guess
> to stress out that a firewall is a must in his situation.
> I can not talk about your server configuration because I don't know anything
> about it! :)
> In general, the requirements for firewalling a public host depends on the
> environment and other factors.
> Googling this topick will show that there is no formal answer.

There is. Google for "TCP RST flood".


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