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Old 20th December 2010, 09:58
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Default Fail2ban is not installed at this server - Centos 5.5 64 bit

followed the guide posted below

http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-se...64-ispconfig-3

centos 5.5, 64bit, ispconfig 3.0.3.1

i've installed fail2ban, it's running, but does not appear to be doing anything. contents of fail2ban.log are empty.

ispconfig tells me "fail2ban is not installed at this server."

i believe the problem is that the fail2ban binary is not in my path.

here is the output of some which commands

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which fail2ban
/usr/bin/which: no fail2ban in (/usr/kerberos/sbin:/usr/kerberos/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/root/bin)

which fail2ban-server
/usr/bin/fail2ban-server

which fail2ban-client
/usr/bin/fail2ban-client
my problem is i have no idea what the fail2ban binary is, or where it's located.

any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 20th December 2010, 19:06
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ISPConfig checks for fail2ban with the command:

which fail2ban-client
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Old 20th December 2010, 19:17
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hi till,

thanks. here is the output of that command on my system

which fail2ban-client
/usr/bin/fail2ban-client

log file location is: /var/log/fail2ban.log

i'm not sure what else to check for.

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Old 21st December 2010, 17:14
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Did you disable SELinux?
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Old 21st December 2010, 19:54
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SELinux was disabled by doing the following

ran the command: system-config-securitylevel

set the following.

Security Level: ( ) Enabled (*) Disabled

SELinux: Disabled

then selected OK, followed by a reboot.
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Old 21st December 2010, 20:39
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Try to make a link for fail2ban in /usr/bin to fail2ban-client.

The script does not recognize fail2ban on CentOS, at least not on my 5.5 install, without the link. I have seen specific testing is done in /usr/local/ispconfig/server/mods-available/monitor_core_module.inc.php for CentOS to find fail2ban and that checks for 'which fail2ban'.

Still investigating this, but could be something to do with the fact that on my install, 5.5 is not recognized as CentOS, but as RedHat unknown....
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