Tag: Fail2ban

Centos fail2ban error

With the latest version of Fail2ban I got this error on some Centos servers that Fail2ban would not start anymore.

This is the quick fix:

Add to your jail.conf:

Found the above solution here: https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/issues/44

 

 

Fail2ban and wordpress

If you use fail2ban on your server and you are running WordPress you could use this plugin:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-fail2ban/

“WP fail2ban logs all login attempts, whether successful or not, to syslog using LOG_AUTH.”

So now when kiddies try to “hack” your login page, Fail2Ban will kick in and do its job.

wordpress.conf:

WP fail2ban plugin: