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Cowrie SSH/Telnet Honeypot
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Welcome to the Cowrie Docker GitHub repository

This is the official repository for the Cowrie SSH and Telnet
Honeypot Docker effort. It contains Dockerfiles that you can use
to build Cowrie Docker

What is Cowrie

Cowrie is a medium interaction SSH and Telnet honeypot designed to
log brute force attacks and the shell interaction performed by the

Configuring Cowrie in Docker

Cowrie in Docker is set up to use an 'etc' volume to store configuration
data. Create cowrie.cfg inside the etc volume with the
following contents to enable Telnet in your Cowrie Honeypot in

enabled = yes

docker-compose volumes

If you want to map local directories into the docker image, you need
to make sure that the direcories cowrie expects already exist, or it
will start failing in a never-ending loop.

mkdir -p var/log/cowrie var/run


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