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Re: swamp rat bots Q

On Thursday 03 December 2020 09:14:29 Greg Wooledge wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 03, 2020 at 09:02:47AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Yes John. But explain to me what fail2ban is sopposed to do?
> It's supposed to "monitor" (tail -F equivalent) your log files, and
> look for anomalies.  If it finds one, it's supposed to take action,
> which is typically adding an entry to iptables.
> > Its running, but has failed to ban anything no matter what sort of
> > 403's I return.
> You need to configure it.  Tell it what log files to read, what is to
> be considered an anomaly, and what action to take.

And where do I do that?

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