How to Disable Brute Force Notifications in Directadmin

By | June 23, 2012

If you have a Directadmin server, you should know that it’s a shame for the server administrator to clear brute force notification messages. Especially, if you have lots of users, the number of notifications can be exorbitant. Let me show you how does my panel look like after a week:

directadmin brute force notifications

And here is the messages window:

directadmin brute force messages

You can see there are more than 2000 notifications. I have already written how to delete all these messages, but that shouldn’t be a solution. The solution comes from Directadmin after their latest update. Here is the information about this feature.

Now all you need is to go to /usr/local/directadmin/conf and add the following string to directadmin.conf:


This will save you a lot of time sweeping Brute force notification messages.