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Python3 script to geo-locate fail2ban logs and then JSONify the data. NOTE: Depends on the command 'geoiplookup'
import json
import subprocess
logFile = '/var/log/fail2ban.log'
banList = []
banListGeo = {}
with open(logFile) as f:
content = f.readlines()
for line in content:
if 'Ban' in line:
fields = line.strip().split()
result =["geoiplookup", fields[7]], stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
country = result.stdout.strip().split()[4].decode("utf-8")
if country not in banListGeo:
banListGeo[country] = 1
banListGeo[country] += 1
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