Fail2ban blocks repetitive unauthorized access attempts by adding timed drop rules to the iptables INPUT chain for IP addresses found in logfile entries. The presentation will discuss how to get Fail2ban, how it works, how to configure it, and how to measure results.Ken Johnson Bio:
Ken Johnson works as an independent consultant performing system and small network administration, and writing specialized technical documentation. He uses fail2ban on a client's mail server (exim4, UW IMAP/POP3, Debian stable) to drop about 100 hostile packets/hour.
Come and learn about setting up a webhosting environment. The in and out of managing web services, email, dns and various other tools.Andrew Latham Bio:
Andrew is just a huge nerd. He is known as lathama and Gringo Malvado around the world. He develops software and works on Open Source Software as much as humanly possible.
The Saint Louis MO, Linux Users Group is a group that meets monthly to talk about Linux. The St. Louis GNU/Linux Users Group holds its meetings on the third Thursday of every month. Meetings are free and open to everyone.
Basics: The regular ITE meeting room is open and available from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. At 6:45 PM we start with introductions, announcements, current events of interest, current events of interest, and a general CALL FOR HELP segment. Then we will go into the presentation of our main topic sometime around 7:00 PM.