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Fixed the log path on fail2ban page (#13726)

* Changed path from /home/git/gitea/log/gitea.log to
  /var/lib/gitea/log/gitea.log on the fail2ban page, so the log matches
  the instructions found on the following binary installation page:
  https://docs.gitea.io/en-us/install-from-binary/#create-required-directory-structure
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Jesse Laprade 2 years ago
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      docs/content/doc/usage/fail2ban-setup.en-us.md

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docs/content/doc/usage/fail2ban-setup.en-us.md

@ -15,11 +15,11 @@ menu:
# Fail2ban setup to block users after failed login attempts
**Remember that fail2ban is powerful and can cause lots of issues if you do it incorrectly, so make
**Remember that fail2ban is powerful and can cause lots of issues if you do it incorrectly, so make
sure to test this before relying on it so you don't lock yourself out.**
Gitea returns an HTTP 200 for bad logins in the web logs, but if you have logging options on in
`app.ini`, then you should be able to go off of `log/gitea.log`, which gives you something like this
Gitea returns an HTTP 200 for bad logins in the web logs, but if you have logging options on in
`app.ini`, then you should be able to go off of `log/gitea.log`, which gives you something like this
on a bad authentication:
```log
@ -41,14 +41,14 @@ Add our jail in `/etc/fail2ban/jail.d/gitea.conf`:
[gitea]
enabled = true
filter = gitea
logpath = /home/git/gitea/log/gitea.log
logpath = /var/lib/gitea/log/gitea.log
maxretry = 10
findtime = 3600
bantime = 900
action = iptables-allports
```
If you're using Docker, you'll also need to add an additional jail to handle the **FORWARD**
If you're using Docker, you'll also need to add an additional jail to handle the **FORWARD**
chain in **iptables**. Configure it in `/etc/fail2ban/jail.d/gitea-docker.conf`:
```ini
@ -62,14 +62,14 @@ bantime = 900
action = iptables-allports[chain="FORWARD"]
```
Then simply run `service fail2ban restart` to apply your changes. You can check to see if
Then simply run `service fail2ban restart` to apply your changes. You can check to see if
fail2ban has accepted your configuration using `service fail2ban status`.
Make sure and read up on fail2ban and configure it to your needs, this bans someone
Make sure and read up on fail2ban and configure it to your needs, this bans someone
for **15 minutes** (from all ports) when they fail authentication 10 times in an hour.
If you run Gitea behind a reverse proxy with Nginx (for example with Docker), you need to add
this to your Nginx configuration so that IPs don't show up as 127.0.0.1:
this to your Nginx configuration so that IPs don't show up as 127.0.0.1:
```
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;

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