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As the title says, is there any way to force sshd logging (of authentication failures) to a MySQL table in addition to the /var/log/auth.log file ?

*My Server is Debian Squeeze, openssh, mysql5, 2.6.32-028stab094.3 #1 SMP Thu Sep 22 12:47:37 MSD 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux*

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I don't believe OpenSSH Server supports this directly, but it's quite simple to configure rsyslog or syslog-ng to insert logs into a MySQL table.

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"I don't believe ... supports" is not very accurate but neither is "I think you are right", thank you, I should replace my syslog by rsyslog or something. – DanFromGermany Jan 17 '13 at 13:13

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