Fail2ban and logging

Mark Sapiro mark at
Wed Jul 17 15:39:51 IST 2013

On 07/17/2013 06:23 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
> What wonders me is that every attempt is logged. With me the attemps are
> counted together.  I think it's not very important which port or
> protocol is used.

I think the reason is I was testing with a client that sends QUIT after
receiving the login failure. If it kept the session open and sent
another login, Dovecot would probably log as it does for you.

Sorry for the confusion.

Mark Sapiro <mark at>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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