and metalog

Nicholas Leippe nick at
Fri Sep 16 12:08:36 MDT 2005


I've set up ssh-lockout on a firewall w/gentoo (I wrote a gentoo rc script for 
it if anyone wants it).

I don't know if it's working or not, as I can't seem to get it to log 
anything.  I've played around with the openlog() and syslog() calls, and my
metalog.conf, and have had no luck.  No matter what I have it send to 
syslog(), it seems to go into a black hole.

Also, I changed the log_file to use /var/log/pwdfail/current (which has the 
same stuff as sshd/current).  I'm wondering if maybe the regex doesn't find 


Nicholas Leippe
Sales Team Automation, LLC
1335 West 1650 North, Suite C
Springville, UT  84663 +1 801.853.4090

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