[asterisk-users] fail2ban does not work for my asterisk installation

Kyle Kienapfel doctor.whom at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 21:37:18 CDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 12:15 PM, mosbah abdelkader
<mosbah.abdelkader at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your reply.
> My configuration is correct. It works with ssh: many attacks have been stopped. Also, the config has worked for asterisk one time: I have seen that in the fail2ban.log file.
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pgmr at prometheus:/var/log/asterisk# sudo cat /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/asterisk.conf
# http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/view/Fail2Ban+(with+iptables)+And+Asterisk

#_daemon = asterisk

# Option:  failregex
# Notes.:  regex to match the password failures messages in the logfile. The
#          host must be matched by a group named "host". The tag "<HOST>" can
#          be used for standard IP/hostname matching and is only an alias for
#          (?:::f{4,6}:)?(?P<host>\S+)
# Values:  TEXT

failregex = NOTICE.* .*: Registration from '.*' failed for '<HOST>' -
Wrong password
            NOTICE.* .*: Registration from '.*' failed for '<HOST>' -
No matching peer found
            NOTICE.* .*: Registration from '.*' failed for '<HOST>' -
Username/auth name mismatch
            NOTICE.* .*: Registration from '.*' failed for '<HOST>' -
Device does not match ACL
            NOTICE.* <HOST> failed to authenticate as '.*'$
            NOTICE.* .*: No registration for peer '.*' \(from <HOST>\)
            NOTICE.* .*: Host <HOST> failed MD5 authentication for '.*' (.*)
            NOTICE.* .*: Failed to authenticate user .*@<HOST>.*
            NOTICE.* .*: Registration from '.*' failed for '<HOST>' -
ACL error \(permit/deny\)

# Option:  ignoreregex
# Notes.:  regex to ignore. If this regex matches, the line is ignored.
# Values:  TEXT
ignoreregex =
pgmr at prometheus:/var/log/asterisk# sudo

I don't see slashes in front of the brackets on what you posted to the
mailing list. I'm posting my config to see if the mailing list mangles
it or not.

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