"Fossies" - the Fresh Open Source Software Archive  

Source code changes of the file "README.md" between
fail2ban-0.10.5.tar.gz and fail2ban-0.11.1.tar.gz

About:

README.md  (fail2ban-0.10.5):README.md  (fail2ban-0.11.1)
__ _ _ ___ _ __ _ _ ___ _
/ _|__ _(_) |_ ) |__ __ _ _ _ / _|__ _(_) |_ ) |__ __ _ _ _
| _/ _` | | |/ /| '_ \/ _` | ' \ | _/ _` | | |/ /| '_ \/ _` | ' \
|_| \__,_|_|_/___|_.__/\__,_|_||_| |_| \__,_|_|_/___|_.__/\__,_|_||_|
v0.10.3.dev1 20??/??/?? v0.11.0.dev1 20??/??/??
## Fail2Ban: ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors ## Fail2Ban: ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors
Fail2Ban scans log files like `/var/log/auth.log` and bans IP addresses conducti ng Fail2Ban scans log files like `/var/log/auth.log` and bans IP addresses conducti ng
too many failed login attempts. It does this by updating system firewall rules too many failed login attempts. It does this by updating system firewall rules
to reject new connections from those IP addresses, for a configurable amount to reject new connections from those IP addresses, for a configurable amount
of time. Fail2Ban comes out-of-the-box ready to read many standard log files, of time. Fail2Ban comes out-of-the-box ready to read many standard log files,
such as those for sshd and Apache, and is easily configured to read any log such as those for sshd and Apache, and is easily configured to read any log
file of your choosing, for any error you wish. file of your choosing, for any error you wish.
Though Fail2Ban is able to reduce the rate of incorrect authentication Though Fail2Ban is able to reduce the rate of incorrect authentication
attempts, it cannot eliminate the risk presented by weak authentication. attempts, it cannot eliminate the risk presented by weak authentication.
Set up services to use only two factor, or public/private authentication Set up services to use only two factor, or public/private authentication
mechanisms if you really want to protect services. mechanisms if you really want to protect services.
<img src="http://www.worldipv6launch.org/wp-content/themes/ipv6/downloads/World_ IPv6_launch_logo.svg" height="52pt"/> | Since v0.10 fail2ban supports the matchi ng of the IPv6 addresses. <img src="http://www.worldipv6launch.org/wp-content/themes/ipv6/downloads/World_ IPv6_launch_logo.svg" height="52pt"/> | Since v0.10 fail2ban supports the matchi ng of IPv6 addresses.
------|------ ------|------
This README is a quick introduction to Fail2Ban. More documentation, FAQ, and HO WTOs This README is a quick introduction to Fail2Ban. More documentation, FAQ, and HO WTOs
to be found on fail2ban(1) manpage, [Wiki](https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/ to be found on fail2ban(1) manpage, [Wiki](https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/
wiki) wiki),
[Developers documentation](https://fail2ban.readthedocs.io/)
and the website: https://www.fail2ban.org and the website: https://www.fail2ban.org
Installation: Installation:
------------- -------------
**It is possible that Fail2Ban is already packaged for your distribution. In **It is possible that Fail2Ban is already packaged for your distribution. In
this case, you should use that instead.** this case, you should use that instead.**
Required: Required:
- [Python2 >= 2.6 or Python >= 3.2](https://www.python.org) or [PyPy](https://py py.org) - [Python2 >= 2.6 or Python >= 3.2](https://www.python.org) or [PyPy](https://py py.org)
skipping to change at line 47 skipping to change at line 48
Optional: Optional:
- [pyinotify >= 0.8.3](https://github.com/seb-m/pyinotify), may require: - [pyinotify >= 0.8.3](https://github.com/seb-m/pyinotify), may require:
* Linux >= 2.6.13 * Linux >= 2.6.13
- [gamin >= 0.0.21](http://www.gnome.org/~veillard/gamin) - [gamin >= 0.0.21](http://www.gnome.org/~veillard/gamin)
- [systemd >= 204](http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd) and python bindings: - [systemd >= 204](http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd) and python bindings:
* [python-systemd package](https://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/python -systemd/index.html) * [python-systemd package](https://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/python -systemd/index.html)
- [dnspython](http://www.dnspython.org/) - [dnspython](http://www.dnspython.org/)
To install: To install:
tar xvfj fail2ban-0.10.3.tar.bz2 tar xvfj fail2ban-0.11.0.tar.bz2
cd fail2ban-0.10.3 cd fail2ban-0.11.0
python setup.py install sudo python setup.py install
Alternatively, you can clone the source from GitHub to a directory of Your choic
e, and do the install from there. Pick the correct branch, for example, 0.11
git clone https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban.git
cd fail2ban
sudo python setup.py install
This will install Fail2Ban into the python library directory. The executable This will install Fail2Ban into the python library directory. The executable
scripts are placed into `/usr/bin`, and configuration in `/etc/fail2ban`. scripts are placed into `/usr/bin`, and configuration in `/etc/fail2ban`.
Fail2Ban should be correctly installed now. Just type: Fail2Ban should be correctly installed now. Just type:
fail2ban-client -h fail2ban-client -h
to see if everything is alright. You should always use fail2ban-client and to see if everything is alright. You should always use fail2ban-client and
never call fail2ban-server directly. never call fail2ban-server directly.
You can verify that you have the correct version installed with
fail2ban-client version
Please note that the system init/service script is not automatically installed. Please note that the system init/service script is not automatically installed.
To enable fail2ban as an automatic service, simply copy the script for your To enable fail2ban as an automatic service, simply copy the script for your
distro from the `files` directory to `/etc/init.d`. Example (on a Debian-based distro from the `files` directory to `/etc/init.d`. Example (on a Debian-based
system): system):
cp files/debian-initd /etc/init.d/fail2ban cp files/debian-initd /etc/init.d/fail2ban
update-rc.d fail2ban defaults update-rc.d fail2ban defaults
service fail2ban start service fail2ban start
skipping to change at line 81 skipping to change at line 91
-------------- --------------
You can configure Fail2Ban using the files in `/etc/fail2ban`. It is possible to You can configure Fail2Ban using the files in `/etc/fail2ban`. It is possible to
configure the server using commands sent to it by `fail2ban-client`. The configure the server using commands sent to it by `fail2ban-client`. The
available commands are described in the fail2ban-client(1) manpage. Also see available commands are described in the fail2ban-client(1) manpage. Also see
fail2ban(1) and jail.conf(5) manpages for further references. fail2ban(1) and jail.conf(5) manpages for further references.
Code status: Code status:
------------ ------------
* [![tests status](https://secure.travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban.png?branch=0.1 0)](https://travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban?branch=0.10) travis-ci.org (0.10 bra nch) / [![tests status](https://secure.travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban.png?branc h=master)](https://travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban) travis-ci.org (master branch ) * travis-ci.org: [![tests status](https://secure.travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban .svg?branch=0.11)](https://travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban?branch=0.11) (0.11 br anch) / [![tests status](https://secure.travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban.svg?bran ch=0.10)](https://travis-ci.org/fail2ban/fail2ban?branch=0.10) (0.10 branch)
* [![Coverage Status](https://coveralls.io/repos/fail2ban/fail2ban/badge.png?bra nch=0.10)](https://coveralls.io/github/fail2ban/fail2ban?branch=0.10) * coveralls.io: [![Coverage Status](https://coveralls.io/repos/fail2ban/fail2ban /badge.svg?branch=0.11)](https://coveralls.io/github/fail2ban/fail2ban?branch=0. 11) (0.11 branch) / [![Coverage Status](https://coveralls.io/repos/fail2ban/fail 2ban/badge.svg?branch=0.10)](https://coveralls.io/github/fail2ban/fail2ban?branc h=0.10) / (0.10 branch)
* [![codecov.io](https://codecov.io/gh/fail2ban/fail2ban/coverage.svg?branch=0.1 0)](https://codecov.io/gh/fail2ban/fail2ban/branch/0.10) * codecov.io: [![codecov.io](https://codecov.io/gh/fail2ban/fail2ban/coverage.sv g?branch=0.11)](https://codecov.io/gh/fail2ban/fail2ban/branch/0.11) (0.11 branc h) / [![codecov.io](https://codecov.io/gh/fail2ban/fail2ban/coverage.svg?branch= 0.10)](https://codecov.io/gh/fail2ban/fail2ban/branch/0.10) (0.10 branch)
Contact: Contact:
-------- --------
### Bugs, feature requests, discussions? ### Bugs, feature requests, discussions?
See [CONTRIBUTING.md](https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/blob/master/CONTRIBUT ING.md) See [CONTRIBUTING.md](https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/blob/master/CONTRIBUT ING.md)
### You just appreciate this program: ### You just appreciate this program:
Send kudos to the original author ([Cyril Jaquier](mailto:cyril.jaquier@fail2ban .org)) Send kudos to the original author ([Cyril Jaquier](mailto:cyril.jaquier@fail2ban .org))
or *better* to the [mailing list](https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/f ail2ban-users) or *better* to the [mailing list](https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/f ail2ban-users)
 End of changes. 8 change blocks. 
10 lines changed or deleted 21 lines changed or added

Home  |  About  |  Features  |  All  |  Newest  |  Dox  |  Diffs  |  RSS Feeds  |  Screenshots  |  Comments  |  Imprint  |  Privacy  |  HTTP(S)