How to install Fail2Ban and configure it for firewalld on CentOS 7
Feb 09, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Most Linux servers offer an SSH login via Port 22 for remote administration purposes. This port is a well-known port, therefore, it is often attacked by brute force attacks. Fail2ban is a software that scans log files for brute force login attempts in real-time and bans the attackers with firewalld or iptables. This tutorial shows the installation and configuration of Fail2Ban with firewalld on CentOS 7.