[Dovecot] feature request: deny IP address via database

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Apr 8 00:02:44 EEST 2008

On 4/7/2008, Bill Cole (dovecot-20061108 at billmail.scconsult.com) wrote:
>> Hey folks. One feature I'd really like to see in dovecot is the 
>> ability to point it at a database (with a configurable query) and 
>> have it allow or deny a connection based on looking up the source
>> IP address in that database.

> Is there any reason to do this at the application layer rather than 
> the network layer for Dovecot?

I agree...

Fail2ban is perfect for this...


Best regards,


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