Re: security/portsentry removal

From: Andrea Venturoli <>
Date: Sat, 08 Apr 2023 14:40:15 UTC
On 4/8/23 15:55, Pete Wright wrote:

> would blacklistd(8) meet your requirements? 

I guess not.
 From the man:
>      blacklistd is a daemon similar to syslogd(8) that listens to sockets at
>      paths specified in the sockpathsfile for notifications from other daemons

The purpose of portsentry is to listen on ports when there is no deamon 

> i use it to block ssh login spammers with decent success.

I use fail2ban for that.

> its part of the base system as well, but 
> does require pf.

Which I don't use :) (I use ipfw).

  bye & Thanks anyway