[Dovecot] Fail2Ban and the Dovecot log

Lou Duchez lou at paprikash.com
Wed May 13 01:46:03 EEST 2009

Ed W wrote:
>> Just when I think I've achieved ultimate pefection on this, someone 
>> comes along with a great idea.  Thanks!
> ...
>> action   = iptables-multiport[name=smtppop3imap, 
>> port="smtp,pop3,imap", protocol=tcp]
> Can I suggest the name "mail" would summarise the stack of items above?
> Did you test this - is it correct?

Totally works!  Though the setting of "2" retries is a bit severe; "4" 
is probably more reasonable.

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