Test filters using fail2ban

Whenever you add or change a filter you will want to test that the regular expressions are correct by running it over an existing logfile.
The tool for doing this is fail2ban-regex which is used as follows:

fail2ban-regex /var/log/fail2ban.log /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/fail2ban-smtp.conf

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How to set Java Home path [linux]

Set JAVA_HOME / PATH for a single user
Login to your account and open .bash_profile file
$ vi ~/.bash_profile
Set JAVA_HOME as follows using syntax export JAVA_HOME=. If your path is set to /usr/java/jdk1.5.0_07/bin/java, set it as follows:
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Postfix dkim and spf filtering

Installing OpenDKIM:
yum install opendkim
Create private and public key:

mkdir /etc/opendkim/keys/myhostname.lt
/usr/sbin/opendkim-genkey -D /etc/opendkim/keys/myhostname.lt/ -d myhostname.lt -s default
chown -R root:opendkim /etc/opendkim/keys/myhostname.lt
chmod 640 /etc/opendkim/keys/myhostname.lt/default.private
chmod 644 /etc/opendkim/keys/myhostname.lt/default.txt

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Setting static IP in CentOS 7 Minimal Installation

In order to set the network adapter and get get CentOS to communicate on the network the Ethernet adapter will need to be configured. In this lesson I will set a static IP address for the network adapter. To view a list of your network adapters use the command ip addr.
The configuration file for the network adapter should be located at /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-enp0s3. With the minimal installation of CentOS there are not many options available to configure the network adapter. One option is to use the vi editor or nano to configure ifcfg-enp0s3. Another option is to use the nmtui utility to edit the network adapter. Read More