fail2ban-server man page

fail2ban-server — start the server

Synopsis

fail2ban-server [Options]

Description

Fail2Ban v0.9.5 reads log file that contains password failure report and bans the corresponding IP addresses using firewall rules.

Only use this command for debugging purpose. Start the server with fail2ban-client instead. The default behaviour is to start the server in background.

Options

-b
start in background
-f
start in foreground
-s <FILE>
socket path
-p <FILE>
pidfile path
-x
force execution of the server (remove socket file)
-h, --help
display this help message
-V, --version
print the version

Author

Written by Cyril Jaquier <cyril.jaquier@fail2ban.org>. Many contributions by Yaroslav O. Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com>.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/is…

See Also

fail2ban-client(1)

Referenced By

fail2ban(1), fail2ban-client(1), fail2ban-regex(1), fail2ban-testcases(1), jail.conf(5).

July 2016 fail2ban-server v0.9.5 User Commands