Fail2ban allows you to block unsolicited traffic on firewall level saving server resources.
# How does Fail2ban work?
Fail2ban analyzes traffic passing through the web server, and when execution of certain conditions is noticed, blocks traffic from the source IP address.
# Turning on
# Turning off
# Checking status
The config setting-up file is located in
Example of configuration parameters:
maxretry = 3 # Number of found requests to consider the source as the source of unsolicited traffic. findtime = 60 # The time it takes to search unsolicited traffic, in seconds. bantime = 600 # The time for which the source of unsolicited traffic is blocked, in seconds.