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General

What is Fail2ban?

Fail2ban scans log files like /var/log/pwdfail or /var/log/apache/error_log and bans IP that makes too many password failures. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address.These rules can be defined by the user.Fail2ban can read multiple log files such as sshd or Apache web server ones.


Is Fail2ban free software?

{{Fail2ban} is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.