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Denyhosts vs Fail2ban aka tcp_wrappers vs iptables

Posted 07-22-2010 at 04:58 AM by unSpawn

At times denyhosts is being recommended over fail2ban. The common misconception being these applications are equal. They're not, OK in more than one way, but focusing on method of filtering denyhosts uses tcp_wrappers by default where Fail2ban uses iptables by default.

Using tcp_wrappers means a packet has to be delivered to that service. The serving application is responsible for reading /etc/hosts.{deny,allow} to determine itself if a connection is allowed or not. Requiring a network...
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thank you, LQ !!!!

Posted 07-21-2010 at 09:07 PM by twwwater

I am so happy could be one of member here, LQ does really help me a lots, I learned a lots from here.

this is my first article(blog) here, and I write this just only wants to thanks LQ for purely, this gives me a lots of help here. Once I asked a question, I gonna got many answers soon, and I can got so many suggestions, many of them are very nice to me. and I gonna use them from now on.

thanks for those members who helped me solve those bother me so much's questions...
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Playing with VMs . . . and liking it!

Posted 07-21-2010 at 04:00 PM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)
Updated 07-21-2010 at 11:56 PM by Lufbery

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention, but I say that deadlines are the impetus for experimentation.

I was working on an article about src2pkg and focusing on creating packages in different formats (DEB and RPM, primarily). Naturally I needed to test whether or not the packages would work in other distributions. The last thing I wanted to do was mess with my actual partitions (except to clean up prior to an upgrade), so I decided to try QEMU.

I posted...
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debian lenny - STABLE bug.

Posted 07-21-2010 at 12:21 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

I have just lost my backup data thanks to STABLE versions of stupid GUI "xfburn".
Of course it was mainly my fault I didn't check if it was written okay or not and just put that away then removed source files from hard disk. Im now wondering what's on that DVD disc, some space looks to be non-empty but mounted disc is empty. Quest for future. Luckily, the data wasn't that way important so that's why I didn't check it, in oppose to other discs I've written that day.

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backtrack 4 pre final

Posted 07-21-2010 at 05:02 AM by ratawal

hello friends i am using bt4pre final can any body tell me how to upgrade my kernel into 2.6.34
currently i am using 2.6.29
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