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Remove an IP address ban that has been errantly blacklisted by denyhosts

Terminal - Remove an IP address ban that has been errantly blacklisted by denyhosts
denyhosts-remove $IP_ADDRESS
2009-11-19 16:28:34
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Remove an IP address ban that has been errantly blacklisted by denyhosts

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Sugsestion :

to initialize the BASE_PATH variable, you could extract it from the denyhosts.conf file

BASE_PATH=$(awk -F' = ' '$1 == "WORK_DIR" { print $2 }')
Comment by frans 254 weeks and 4 days ago
Comment by frans 254 weeks and 4 days ago

Apologize :

BASE_PATH=$(awk -F' = ' '$1 == "WORK_DIR" { print $2 }' /etc/denyhosts.conf)
Comment by frans 254 weeks and 4 days ago

The script doesn't work with actual sh. It probably should start with

#!/bin/bash

Comment by agladysh 250 weeks and 4 days ago

It will be unfortunate for anyone who uses this script, as taking it out of /etc/hosts.deny is not enough. When they start the daemon back up, they'll notice the IP get blocked again. Probably best if you read the FAQ: http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/faq.html#3_19.

You have 6 files to edit, before completely removing the IP address from denyhosts(8), and a 7th if you want to whitelist the IP.

Comment by atoponce 158 weeks and 3 days ago

ataponce, that's not what the script does. check out atrixnet.com for more details.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 158 weeks and 3 days ago

the script doesn't edit one file. take a look at the perl command in the script. it takes care of all the files it needs in order to really remove the lockout. thanks for your comments on the website.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 158 weeks and 3 days ago

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