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+Once you install the package, you can start using fail2ban by:
+1. chmod +x /etc/rc.d/rc.fail2ban
+2. /etc/rc.d/rc.fail2ban start
+Additionally, you can add the following to rc.local for automatic startup
+if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.fail2ban ]; then
+ /etc/rc.d/rc.fail2ban start
+and add the following to rc.local_shutdown to stop fail2ban at shutdown
+if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.fail2ban ]; then
+ /etc/rc.d/rc.fail2ban stop
+The package contains logrotate script copied from fail2ban manual,
+and modified to reflect Slackware packaging. You can find
+the original script at:
+Please make sure you have all your modifications done to .local files instead of
+.conf files.
+Making modifications to .local files is the recommended practice as per the
+software manual. Each .conf file is overridden by equivalent .local file.
+Please refer Configuration section in fail2ban manual.
+upgraded to fail2ban version 0.8.3, added restart option to rc script
+fixed a typo in rc.fail2ban that prevented showing usage info when run without options
+added some notes and simplified rc script. updated to version 0.8.4. Modified build script
+to account for users who keeps their config options in .conf files. Now the script
+moves the .conf files to .new which will prevent the overwrite of existing .conf files. \ No newline at end of file