BlockHosts - Block IP Addresses based on information in system logs related to SSH/FTP failures

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic noarch
Package name BlockHosts
Package version 2.7.0
Package release alt1
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 137.11 KB
Download size 137.11 KB
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Block IP Addresses based on information in system logs
related to SSH/FTP or other such login attacks.
Updates hosts.allow file automatically, to block IP addresses.
Will also expire previously blocked addresses based on age of last failed
login attempt, this keeps the hosts.allow file size manageable.


Package Version Architecture Repository
BlockHosts - - -


Name Value
/etc/logrotate.d -
/usr/bin/python -
python-modules -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -


Name Value
BlockHosts = 2.7.0-alt1


Type URL
Binary Package BlockHosts-2.7.0-alt1.noarch.rpm
Source Package BlockHosts-2.7.0-alt1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install BlockHosts rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install BlockHosts




2012-09-24 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 2.7.0-alt1
- new version 2.7.0 (with rpmrb script)
2011-10-22 - Vitaly Kuznetsov <> 2.5.1-alt1.1
- Rebuild with Python-2.7
2011-03-20 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 2.5.1-alt1
- new version 2.5.1 (with rpmrb script)
2010-08-17 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 2.5.0-alt1
- new version 2.5.0 (with rpmrb script)
2010-01-30 - Vitaly Lipatov <> 2.4.0-alt1
- new version (2.4.0) import in git
2009-11-17 - Eugeny A. Rostovtsev (REAL) <real at> 2.3.1-alt1.1.1
- Rebuilt with python 2.6
2008-01-25 - Grigory Batalov <> 2.3.1-alt1.1
- Rebuilt with python-2.5.

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