authfail is a tool for adding IP addresses to an ACL.
Version: 1.1.6Authfail is a program that goes with real time updating on FIFO file and adds IP into netfilter with DROP/REJECT policy in real time. The FIFO file is /dev/authfail. The rejected hosts database is located in /var/log/authfail.
Operating System: Linux
Each time a given host will do an "authentication failure" via syslog, authfail will count it. If this occure more than the parameters given to authfail, the given host will be REJECTED/DROPPED via Netfilter. Whois notification is possible.
authfail may be configured using the /etc/authfail.conf file.
The program is written under the GNU GPL Public License.
What's New in This Release:
Â· The Setup.pl file was modified to not notify private RFC 1918 networks during the setup process.