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Denyhosts vs. iptables

posted Dec 30, 2015, 9:50 PM by Dong Xu
http://serverfault.com/questions/128962/denyhosts-vs-fail2ban-vs-iptables-best-way-to-prevent-brute-force-logons

Note that DenyHosts will infact block other services - the main difference is that fail2ban uses iptables whereas DenyHosts uses hosts.deny, some services don't look at the hosts files such as Apache.
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