You find documentation on sshguard here. Documentation is of primary importance for sshguard; if you think something is missing or unclear, you are welcome to submit a documentation bug report first, and turn to our support means then.
- compile and install from sources: but using your OS' Package Management System is often preferable.
- setup: step-by-step guide to get sshguard working on your host
- Log Sucker: make sshguard squeeze everything interesting from your system
- whitelisting: how to use address whitelisting to protect valid users from accidental blocking
- log message validation: how to validate the logging activity
- Terminology of sshguard
- Attack signatures
- Service codes
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Manual page (man page) v1.5 or Manual page (man page) v1.4
- thanks to all users who contributed testing, code, documentation, or support on the project's mailing lists over the years
- we use SourceForge for hosting our code. Recently SF showed major performance improvements and streamlined interfaces; thanks for supporting Open Source for this long and to this extent.
- we use BuddyNS as secondary DNS for running domains sshguard.net and sshguard.org. By far the best secondary DNS service around.
- the OpenCSW provides us with Solaris systems for verifying and maintaining compatibility with the Solaris environment.
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