Failed to start fail2ban service: "No file(s) found for glob"

Created:

2016-11-16 13:12:51 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-16 17:04:56 UTC

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Failed to start fail2ban service: "No file(s) found for glob"

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk Onyx for Linux
  • Plesk 11.x for Linux
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux

Symptoms

f2bmng failed: ERROR  No file(s) found for glob /var/log/fail2ban.log
ERROR Failed during configuration: Have not found any log file for recidive jail
invoke-rc.d: initscript fail2ban, action "start" failed.
ERROR:f2bmng:Failed to start fail2ban service

Cause

You have switched on jails before switching on fail2ban monitoring.

Resolution

Switch off all jails , switch on fail2ban intrusion detection in:

Tools & Settings > IP Address Banning (Fail2Ban)

and after that switch on desired jails .

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