Can sasl/sendmail Report IP Of Failed Access?

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Jun 4 22:54:46 UTC 2013

On Tue, 4 Jun 2013, Tim Daneliuk wrote:

> On 06/04/2013 04:51 PM, Doug Hardie wrote:
>> On 4 June 2013, at 08:47, Tim Daneliuk <tundra at> wrote:
>>> I am seeing login dictionary attacks on a FreeBSD mail server being
>>> reported.  Is there a way to determine the IPs that are doing this
>>> so they can be blocked at the firewall?   auth.log only
>>> notes the attempted user name, not the IP of origin.
>>> --
>> I wrote some code to find the appropriate maillog entries which do include 
>> the IP addresses.  It automagically adds the IP addresses to the pf 
>> blackhole table if certain criteria is met.  The criteria is changeable. 
>> If you would like a copy, let me know.
> Yes, I'd love a look at that, thanks.

sshguard is supposed to be capable of analyzing log files beyond just 

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