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shield-purge - manage hosts rules for the pam_shield package.

shield-purge(8) System Manager's Manual shield-purge(8)

NAME

shield-purge - manage hosts rules for the pam_shield package.

SYNOPSIS

shield-purge [-hdnlf] [-c config file]

DESCRIPTION

shield-purge deletes old entries from the database. A binary for the pam-shield module, shield_purge is not intended to be invoked manualy. It is a halper program for job in crontab.
 
shield-purge clears records from the database that are older than the time specified by retention in shield.conf(5).
 
This program is part of the PAM-shield package. PAM-shield comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the GNU General Public Licence for details.

OPTIONS

-h, --help
 
Display this information
 
-c, --conf=file
 
Specify config file (default: /etc/security/shield.conf)
 
-d, --debug
 
Verbose output for debugging purposes
 
-n, --dry-run
 
Do not perform any updates
 
-l, --list
 
List all database entries
 
-f, --force
 
Delete all entries, even if unexpired
 

AUTHOR

Walter de Jong <walter@heiho.net>
 

PROJECT LOCATION

https://github.com/jtniehof/pam_shield
 
Copyright (C) 2007-2011 by Walter de Jong <walter@heiho.net>
 
Copyright 2010 Jonathan Niehof <jtniehof@gmail.com>
11 May 2012 pam_shield 0.9.6