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Old 6th August 2009, 14:44
rlischer rlischer is offline
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I don't know if I have a firewall enabled at all. I do see that people are trying to hack in all day long and failing to get the root password correct.
Do you see something missing here? Thanks!!!!

Here is my sshd.conf

# Fail2Ban configuration file
# Author: Cyril Jaquier
# $Revision: 663 $


# Read common prefixes. If any customizations available -- read them from
# common.local
before = common.conf


_daemon = sshd

# Option:  failregex
# Notes.:  regex to match the password failures messages in the logfile. The
#          host must be matched by a group named "host". The tag "<HOST>" can
#          be used for standard IP/hostname matching and is only an alias for
#          (?:::f{4,6}:)?(?P<host>\S+)
# Values:  TEXT
failregex = ^%(__prefix_line)s(?:error: PAM: )?Authentication failure for .* from <HOST>\s*$
            ^%(__prefix_line)sFailed [-/\w]+ for .* from <HOST>(?: port \d*)?(?: ssh\d*)?$
            ^%(__prefix_line)sROOT LOGIN REFUSED.* FROM <HOST>\s*$
            ^%(__prefix_line)s[iI](?:llegal|nvalid) user .* from <HOST>\s*$
            ^%(__prefix_line)sUser \S+ from <HOST> not allowed because not listed in AllowUsers$
            ^%(__prefix_line)sauthentication failure; logname=\S* uid=\S* euid=\S* tty=\S* ruser=\S* rhost=<HOST>(?:\s+user=.*)?\s*$
            ^%(__prefix_line)srefused connect from \S+ \(<HOST>\)\s*$
            ^%(__prefix_line)sAddress <HOST> .* POSSIBLE BREAK-IN ATTEMPT\s*$

# Option:  ignoreregex
# Notes.:  regex to ignore. If this regex matches, the line is ignored.
# Values:  TEXT
ignoreregex =
Here are the results of your test:

Date template hits:
104241 hit(s): Month Day Hour:Minute:Second
0 hit(s): Weekday Month Day Hour:Minute:Second Year
0 hit(s): Weekday Month Day Hour:Minute:Second
0 hit(s): Year/Month/Day Hour:Minute:Second
0 hit(s): Day/Month/Year:Hour:Minute:Second
0 hit(s): Year-Month-Day Hour:Minute:Second
0 hit(s): Day-Month-Year Hour:Minute:Second[.Millisecond]
0 hit(s): TAI64N
0 hit(s): Epoch

Success, the total number of match is 3657

However, look at the above section 'Running tests' which could contain important
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