Re: security/portsentry removal

From: Mel Pilgrim <>
Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2023 02:56:13 UTC
On 2023-04-01 10:14, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> Hello.
> I switched from Q1 to Q2 port tree today and was surprised to see this
> port gone.
> I try to avoid complaining, but it was marked deprecated on Feb 26 and
> removed on Mar 30: I agree that a software that was abandoned in 2003 or
> so should go away, but I believe this time window was too short, as
> those of us using quarterly ports didn't even see the deprecation notice.
> I don't think postponing the deprecation for two days would have had any
> big drawback...
> In any case, enough of that.
> Can anyone suggest something equivalent in the port tree?

Have a look at fail2ban.  It's design intent is monitoring running 
services, but really it's just a set of log file regex filters. 
Anything that logs network activity can feed it.