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Re: fail2ban vs. logrotate

From: Tim <ignored_mailbox_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 25 2011 - 21:54:36 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Tue, 2011-10-25 at 16:12 -0400, Mike Wohlgemuth wrote:
> I don't see any way to get fail2ban to reopen the log file without
> also forgetting the current ban list.

As I recall, it's supposed to make temporary bans. So does it really
need to keep a ban list forever? You'd be banning things that gave up
long ago. And things that keep on hammering away would auto-ban
themselves quickly enough, again, anyway.

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