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fail2ban for Mageia7

 "Fail2ban is an extensible Swiss-army knife of brute-force authentication prevention and it comes with an additional filters to detect other attempts to compromise your system. If you do nothing but install it, run it, keep it updated and turn on its filters for any services you run, especially SSH, you will be far better off than you were otherwise." --  Greg Bledsoe

$ sudo urpmi fail2ban

Once installed, it will be started automatically. The configuration file is located in /etc/fail2ban.conf


fail2ban Wiki

Using fail2ban to Block Brute Force Attacks

fail2ban README


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