Fail2Ban restart

I've got Ubuntu latest distro + fail2ban (latest) - box running basically just asterisk + Lamp
I had a problem with fail2ban endlessly starting every 2 mins.
Assumed it was the result of a brute-force attack.
Did a re-install, everything hunky-dory 48hrs, now its started again (restarting every 2mins), anybody?
Is this some new vulnerability?
Silas2Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

serialbandCommented:
Have you checked the logs?  That might give you a clue to what could be causing it.
0
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
If you suspect an attack, check firewall logs.
0
gheistCommented:
Maybe you have greedy logrotate.
Why dont you install official fail2ban from Ubuntu? It has everything pre-configured.
0
nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
does systemd restart your services over & over..??
the classic init syste, does not do that.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Silas2Author Commented:
Sorry guys, I've wiped the server and rebuilt it so that problem has gone away...for the time being.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Linux Security

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.