Requirements

Requirements for the latest version

Sys::Syslog Logging is done via syslog
Sys::Hostname Used to detect the hostname; the hostname is used in e-mail reports
LWP::UserAgent Necessary to report blocked IPs to the project site
Net::DNS::Resolver Required for resolving reverse DNS records into IP addresses

If you were installing BruteForceBlocker from Ports, these were installed automatically.

Note for BruteForceBlocker v1.0:
If you want to use this version, you will need a File::Tail perl extension. Under FreeBSD it is located at /usr/ports/devel/p5-File-Tail. This version runs stand-alone and daemonized (which means, you do not use syslog) and also includes a small rc script.
Version 1.0 is obsolete. It is far slower then version 1.2 or 1.1.

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