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       DenyHosts - version: 2.6


       DenyHosts  is a python program that automatically blocks ssh attacks by
       adding entries to /etc/hosts.deny.  DenyHosts will  also  inform  Linux
       administrators  about  offending  hosts,  attacked users and suspicious

       Usage:  /usr/sbin/denyhosts  [-f  logfile  |   --file=logfile]   [   -c
       configfile  |  --config=configfile]  [-i  |  --ignore] [-n | --noemail]
       [--purge] [--migrate] [--daemon] [--sync] [--version]

              The name of log file to parse

       --ignore:  Ignore  last  processed  offset   (start   processing   from

       --noemail: Do not send an email report

       --unlock: if lockfile exists, remove it and run as normal

       --migrate:  migrate  your  HOSTS_DENY  file  so that it is suitable for

       --purge: expire entries older than your PURGE_DENY setting

       --daemon: run DenyHosts in daemon mode

       --foreground: run DenyHosts in foreground mode

       --sync: run DenyHosts synchronization mode

       --version: Prints the version of DenyHosts and exits

       Note: multiple --file args can be processed.   If  multiple  files  are
       provided, --ignore is implied

       Note:  in  a debian system, the default running mode is daemon mode and
       the configuration file is etc/denyhosts.conf

   When run in --daemon mode the following flags are ignored:
       --file, --purge, --migrate, --sync, --verbose


       Please  refer  to  for  full
       documentation     This     file     can     be     also     found    in


       DenyHosts       was       written        by        Phil        Schwartz

       This     manual     page    was    written    by    Marco    Bertorello
       <> for the Debian project (but may  be  used  by