Fail2ban unable to block failed login attempts.

Created:

2016-11-16 13:20:32 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-08 13:39:17 UTC

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Fail2ban unable to block failed login attempts.

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux

Symptoms

  • Fail2ban unable to block failed login attempts.

  • System time is differ from the time reported in the system log file.

    ~]# dateMon Apr 4 12:37:35 BST 2016

At the same time, record in /var/log/secure is differ from date

Apr  4 11:37:38 <HOST> sshd[13654]: pam_unix(sshd:auth): authentication failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=ssh ruser=

Cause

Daylight saving time was not handled properly.

Resolution

Restart syslog daemon

service rsyslog restart
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