How to install Fail2Ban on Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel

Install Fail2Ban on Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel, How to install Fail2Ban on Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel, Hostripples Web Hosting

Install Fail2Ban on Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel. The installation process for this tool is simple because the Ubuntu packaging team maintains a package in the default repositories.

1. Install fail2ban package

apt-get install fail2ban

2. Download hba configuration

cd /etc
wget http://c.vestacp.com/0.9.8/ubuntu/fail2ban.tar.gz -O fail2ban.tar.gz

3. Extract configuration

tar -xzf fail2ban.tar.gz
rm -f fail2ban.tar.gz

4. Register fail2bain in vesta config

sed -i “/FIREWALL_EXTENSION/d” /usr/local/vesta/conf/vesta.conf
echo “FIREWALL_EXTENSION=’fail2ban'” >> /usr/local/vesta/conf/vesta.conf

5. Launch fail2ban

update-rc.d fail2ban defaults
service fail2ban start


How to install Fail2Ban on Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel, Hostripples Web Hosting

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