Denyhosts is described as 'The idea of denying access to SSH servers is nothing new and I was inspired by many other scripts that I discovered. However, none of them did things the way I envisioned them to' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Denyhosts for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Fail2ban, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Denyhosts are CrowdSec (Free, Open Source), SSHGuard (Free, Open Source), IPBan (Free, Open Source) and Cyberarms Intrusion Detection and Defense System (IDDS) (Free, Open Source).
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Software has been set open-source and abandoned by the main developer. Seems a very good detector but fails to successfully stop attacks. When I have it set to block IPs after 5 failed attempts I shouldn't see multiple entries showing 300 attempts by the same IP addresses.
- Free • Open Source