DOKK / manpages / debian 10 / fail2ban / fail2ban-server.1.en

fail2ban-server - start the server

fail2ban-server [OPTIONS]

Fail2Ban v0.10.2 reads log file that contains password failure report and bans the corresponding IP addresses using firewall rules.

configuration directory
socket path
pidfile path
logging level
logging target, use file-name or stdout, stderr, syslog or sysout.

--syslogsocket auto|<FILE>

dump configuration. For debugging
dump the configuration using more human readable representation
test configuration (can be also specified with start parameters)
interactive mode
increase verbosity
decrease verbosity
force execution of the server (remove socket file)
start server in background (default)
start server in foreground
start server in async mode (for internal usage only, don't read configuration)
timeout to wait for the server (for internal usage only, don't read configuration)
convert time abbreviation format to seconds
display this help message
print the version

Report bugs via Debian bug tracking system .

Copyright © 2004-2008 Cyril Jaquier, 2008- Fail2Ban Contributors
Copyright of modifications held by their respective authors. Licensed under the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL).


January 2018 fail2ban-server v0.10.2