invalid login attempts not refused using deny hosts and conf of denyhost not working

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am using denyhosts on a server so in a config file /etc/denyhosts.conf the following value is set Quote: DENY_THRESHOLD_INVALID = 3 which as per their configuration file says Quote: DENY_THRESHOLD_INVALID: block each host after the number of failed login # attempts has exceeded this value. This value applies to invalid # user login attempts (eg. non-existent user accounts) but when I checked the log (I deleted previous entries and disabled firewall for some time to test denyhosts thing) and got following logs http://pa (HowTos)