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Old 12-27-2007, 10:57 AM   #1
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I am receiving watchlog in my email from 3/4 times a day. the log shows somebody has entered into my dedicated server and logged with different usernames

I changed the ssh port and disabled root access through ssh by creating a wheel user. Now the watchlog shows authentication failed..... msg but still am receiving cron mails. cron mail problem I posted plz see at:

what should I do?

thanks & best regards
Old 12-27-2007, 11:57 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Raakh View Post
...still am receiving cron mails.
Delete the cron job.

You can find the offending jobs in the cron files in "/etc".
Old 12-28-2007, 02:30 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by David1357 View Post
Delete the cron job.

You can find the offending jobs in the cron files in "/etc".
there are many folders and folders e.g. cron.d/cron.daily/cron.weekly/cron.monthly/

and files e.g.

I even don't know what is cron? can you please guide me what to delete. My hosting hosting company recommended as follow:

You can log into the server and grab the daemon being used by doing rpm -qa | grep drweb. If your not using drweb as it requires a licence to use further and you currently have a demo licence, i suggest removing drweb by just removing the rpms. If you have any other problems, please open up another trouble ticket.
[root@server ~]# rpm -qa | grep drweb
[root@server ~]#


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