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Login logger who stores a log-file on the server? (3 posts)

  1. smekfis
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ahoy, running my very first wordpress atm and loving it.

    But I need a login logger(I've tried a few) who stores the log-file on my server, physically. The one's I've tried haven't done that.

    The reason why I want it is to use fail2ban with it, banning those who tries to bruteforce my wordpress-login. With fail2ban it will check in the log if someone(from an IP) fails to login. If that happens for 3 times, fail2ban will ban the IP.

    [No bumping. If it's that urgent, consider hiring someone.]

  2. invisnet
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    They say better late than never....

    Try "WP fail2ban" - should do exactly what you need. I had the same problem and as far as I could tell no-one else had written anything.

  3. smekfis
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Wow, how did you manage to find this post?

    Anyway! You are me todays hero. It works perfect! How could I not google "wordpress fail2ban".. You shall have a big thanks invisnet!

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