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Questions tagged [denyhosts]

DenyHosts is a log-based intrusion prevention security tool for SSH servers written in Python. It identifies brute force attacks and bans access using tcp_wrappers, and in recent versions iptables.

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Restricting web application access to selected machines

I want to host a web based OpenERP application in a VPS Ubuntu 12.04 OS application. Can I restrict the application access to only assigned machines? In other words, I have 2 offices, and I need to ...
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Local host always being added to /etc/hosts.deny when trying to SSH

I have a rather odd problem with my server. For some reason the local hostname for my workstation keeps getting added to the /etc/hosts.deny and when I try to SSH I get: ssh_exchange_identification: ...
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Why is denyhosts not banning *some* brute force root SSH login attempts?

I recently noticed in my logwatch emails from a couple of servers that although denyhosts was doing its job for some brute force root ssh login attempts others seem to be ignored and continue to ...
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Cygwin DenyHosts daemon-control file: no such file or directory error

I have been trying to figure out this error and searched everywhere with no luck. I have installed DenyHosts on Cygwin and also the DenyHosts daemon but when I try to start the daemon by typing: ...