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Re: Log files monitoring

From: Marco Ermini
Subject: Re: Log files monitoring
Date: Thu, 05 May 2005 11:31:04 +0200

On 5/3/05, Mike Jackson <address@hidden> wrote:
> > You might like to try Logwatch, which is a Perl script that you run from
> > Cron.
> > It won't take action in the way Monit can, but it will email you when
> > something bad is appearing in the logs.
> >
> > See
> Swatch does the same thing, and can take action on events:
> I have it watching /var/log/auth.log on my FreeBSD box and adding packet
> filter rules to block hosts that try to log in via SSH as root or test.

I don't catch this... it's much more efficient to simply disable root logins
from SSH:


or use tcp wrappers :-)

Marco Ermini
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