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With fail2ban you can enhance the security of Group-Office. When a user logs in Group-Office writes log message to /home/groupoffice/log/info.log (or wherever your file_storage_path is). fail2ban analyzes this file and when someone enters a number of wrong passwords it will block the IP address using IPtables.
To install fail2ban on debian enter:
apt-get install fail2ban
Create the Group-Office script /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/groupoffice.conf:
# Fail2Ban configuration file # # Group-Office # [Definition] failregex = .*LOGIN FAILED for user: .* from IP: <HOST> ignoreregex =
Edit jail.conf and add:
[groupoffice] enabled = true port = http,https filter = groupoffice logpath = /home/groupoffice/log/info.log maxretry = 3
Edit the Group-Office config.php file and add:
If you use the Group-Office mailserver it's also recommended to enable sasl, dovecot and postfix filters.