Fail2Ban monitors log files like /var/log/pwdfail or /var/log/apache/error_log and bans failure-prone addresses. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address or executes user defined commands. Fail2Ban can read multiple log files such as sshd or Apache web server ones.
released on 13 August 2006
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Ted Teah||5 September 2006|
Leaders and contributors
|See full listing at||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/fail2ban-commit|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=121032&atid=689044|
|Required to build||Python >=2.3|
|Required to use||Python >=2.3 Netfilter/IPTables|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 September 2006.
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