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DenyHosts

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DenyHosts is a python program that automatically blocks ssh attacks by adding entries to /etc/hosts.deny.

DenyHosts will also inform Linux administrators about offending hosts, attacked users and suspicious logins.

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  • dansut
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    A Great toolset for mitigating the effects of SSHD brute force attacks that continually bombard servers attached to the Internet. This SF project seems to have been abandoned by its original developer; thankfully the reigns have been taken over by a new maintainer with new versions and bug fixes available: http:/sf.net/projects/denyhost

    Posted 10/02/2015
  • voytek
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    thanks!

    Posted 12/03/2013
  • tfileme
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Thanks for Denyhosts, it's great!

    Posted 05/11/2013
  • emosim
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    Love this app

    Posted 03/21/2013
  • judithp
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    I tried it on one of my VPS servers and so far it is very smooth and error-free

    Posted 02/09/2013
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Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, System Administrators

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

Python

Registered

2005-02-11
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