Server security DenyHosts prevents SSH brute force cracking

wget http://soft.vpser.net/security/denyhosts/DenyHosts-2.6.tar.gz

 

tar zxvf DenyHosts-2.6.tar.gz

 

cd DenyHosts-2.6

 

echo "" > /var/log/secure && service rsyslog restart

 

python setup.py install

 

cd /usr/share/denyhosts/

 

cp denyhosts.cfg-dist denyhosts.cfg

 

cp daemon-control-dist daemon-control

 

chown root daemon-control

 

chmod 700 daemon-control

 

./daemon-control start

 

echo "/usr/share/denyhosts/daemon-control start" >> /etc/rc.local

 

echo "222.214.54.69" >>  /usr/share/denyhosts/allowed-hosts 

 

DenyHosts:/etc/init.d/denyhosts

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