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DenyHosts is a utility to help sys admins thwart ssh hackers

DenyHosts is a python program that automatically blocks ssh attacks by adding entries to /etc/hosts.deny. DenyHosts will also inform Linux administrators about offending hosts, attacked users and suspicious logins.

Version: 3.1.2 License: GPL-2 GitHub
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Categories sysutils security
Platforms {darwin any} freebsd
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Please read <>. You need to make config files in ${prefix}/etc/denyhosts and ${prefix}/share/denyhosts; the files ending with '-dist' are examples for you to copy. A startup item has been generated that will aid in starting denyhosts with launchd. It is disabled by default. Execute the following command to start it, and to cause it to launch at startup:

sudo port load denyhosts

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