Manual Reference Pages  - FAIL2BAN-SERVER (1)

NAME

fail2ban-server - start the server

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Author
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

fail2ban-server [OPTIONS]

DESCRIPTION

Fail2Ban v0.8.2 reads log file that contains password failure report and bans the corresponding IP addresses using firewall rules.

Only use this command for debugging purpose. Start the server with fail2ban-client instead. The default behaviour is to start the server in background.

OPTIONS

-b start in background
-f start in foreground
-s <FILE> socket path
-x force execution of the server (remove socket file)
-h, --help display this help message
-V, --version
  print the version

AUTHOR

Written by Cyril Jaquier <cyril.jaquier@fail2ban.org>. Many contributions by Yaroslav O. Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com>.

REPORTING BUGS

Please report bugs via Debian bug tracking system http://www.debian.org/Bugs/.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004-2008 Cyril Jaquier
Copyright of modifications held by their respective authors. Licensed under the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL).

SEE ALSO

fail2ban-client(1)


fail2ban-server v0.8.2 FAIL2BAN-SERVER (1) March 2008
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