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 the execution of certain conditions is noticed, blocks the traffic from the source of IP address.
# Turning on
# Turning off
# Checking status
The config setting—up file is located in
Example of configuration parameters:
maxretry = 3 # The number of requests found 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.
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