Installing BFD (Brute Force Detection)

1) Login to shell via root.

2) Download BFD


3) Unpackage the download

tar -xvzf bfd-current.tar.gz

4) Move to BFD folder

cd bfd-version-goes-here

5) Install BFD


6) Configure BFD

nano -w /usr/local/bfd/conf.bfd


Find: ALERT_USR=”0″ Change to: ALERT_USR=”1″

Find: EMAIL_USR=”root” Change to: EMAIL_USR=”[email protected]

7) Save and exit.

Ctrl+X then Y

8 ) Start BFD

/usr/local/sbin/bfd -s or bfd -s

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