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Installing denyhosts on FreeBSD

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I would like to install denyhosts, is this all I need to do?

cd /usr/ports/security/denyhosts
make install clean
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It should be all.
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I did all that and also commented out:

ALL : ALL : allow


And it's blocking too well.  It won't even let me in.

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check the /etc/hosts.deniedssh and see if your ip is listed, if it is just remove that line, and your in business

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yeah dont comment out the all :all : allow

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I ended up bailing on denyhosts and have a successful fail2ban instead.

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