fail2ban does not start with ISPConfig filters

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by Taleman, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. Taleman

    Taleman Member

    Installed perfect server Wheezy following https://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-debian-wheezy-apache2-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3
    Now fail2ban does not start when the filters copied from the tutorial are installed in jail.local. I have checked I copied the filter files with same names as in the jail.local. No error messages, not even when debug is 4. Seems fail2ban errors out before writing to log. When I remove the jail.local file fail2ban starts and runs, and does write logs.
    I did find similar issues by others, but did not see useful info for fixing this.
     

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