hi guys
im on holiday in dorset for a week. will try your suggestions when i get home sunday

cheers

phil

----- Original Message ----
From: Yaroslav Halchenko <lists@onerussian.com>
To: Cyril Jaquier <cyril.jaquier@fail2ban.org>
Cc: phil wood <filwud@yahoo.com>; fail2ban-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 10:57:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Fail2ban-users] cant resolve ip address


> > is there any way of detecting and banning these ?
> Unfortunately no :( If no IP exists for this name, fail2ban can't get
> it. A solution would be to have vsftpd not resolving IP address to host
> name.

I wonder if there is a way to instruct pam modules to log IP instead of
those resolved names which some times do not have direct
resolution record for them (hostname -> IP).

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