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NAME

       fail2ban-server - start the server

SYNOPSIS

       fail2ban-server [OPTIONS]

DESCRIPTION

       Fail2Ban  v0.10.2  reads  log  file  that  contains  password  failure report and bans the
       corresponding IP addresses using firewall rules.

OPTIONS

       -c <DIR>
              configuration directory

       -s <FILE>
              socket path

       -p <FILE>
              pidfile path

       --loglevel <LEVEL>
              logging level

       --logtarget <TARGET>
              logging target, use file-name or stdout, stderr, syslog or sysout.

       --syslogsocket auto|<FILE>

       -d     dump configuration. For debugging

       --dp, --dump-pretty
              dump the configuration using more human readable representation

       -t, --test
              test configuration (can be also specified with start parameters)

       -i     interactive mode

       -v     increase verbosity

       -q     decrease verbosity

       -x     force execution of the server (remove socket file)

       -b     start server in background (default)

       -f     start server in foreground

       --async
              start server in async mode (for internal usage only, don't read configuration)

       --timeout
              timeout to wait for the server (for internal usage only, don't read configuration)

       --str2sec <STRING>
              convert time abbreviation format to seconds

       -h, --help
              display this help message

       -V, --version
              print the version

REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs via Debian bug tracking system http://www.debian.org/Bugs/ .

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2004-2008 Cyril Jaquier, 2008- Fail2Ban Contributors
       Copyright of modifications held by their  respective  authors.   Licensed  under  the  GNU
       General Public License v2 (GPL).

SEE ALSO

       fail2ban-client(1)