Last Updated: 2013-05-20 20:16:53 UTC
by Johannes Ullrich (Version: 1)
I put together a simple .deb package to install our DShield iptables client on Ubuntu. The package is our standard perl client to submit iptables logs, but it is pre-configured for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It will submit IPv4 as well as IPv6 logs. Please give it a try and let me know if you run into any issues. For details, see
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The client will install the perl script in /opt/dshield, and all configuration files in /etc/dshield. It will also add an hourly cron job to check /var/log/ufw.log for new logs and mail them to DShield. All parameters can still be further configured via /etc/dshield/dshield.cnf.
To submit logs, we recommend you setup an account. But if you would like to submit anonymous reports, just use "0" as userid.