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WP fail2ban

Write all login attempts to syslog for integration with fail2ban.

35 reviews
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4.9 out of 5 stars
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By , for WP 4.3.1

Works as planned. If you are using CentOS, ensure to read the included readme if the plugin fails to log to /var/log/secure.

By , for WP 4.3.1

It's plain and simple: IT WORKS.
We installed the fail2ban jail on all our servers and clients just need to install the plugin.


It Works
By , for WP 4.3.1

This was an alternative to writing my own code. It works by recording all login attempts to my secure log.

Works great!
By , for WP 4.3.1

I have installed this plugin, and it blocked a lot of hackers.


By , for WP 4.3.1

This plugin is perfect. Tested with last two version of WP on Centos 7.

Works great!
By , for WP 4.3

Great tool!
It takes time for all the systems to act together (I was testing it with many failed attempts and nothing was happening), but eventually it all came together.

good, but for ubuntu...
By , for WP 4.2.2

I had to add 'port' to my wordpress.conf to get it to work:


enabled = true
filter = wordpress
logpath = /var/log/auth.log
port = http,https

Simple and Useful
By , for WP 4.2.2

Very simple and so very smart!

Thank you :)

Works perfect. Thank you!
By , for WP 3.6.1


Good Job!
By , for WP 4.1.1

It’s just the tool I was looking for. It’s simple and works like expected. Thank You very much!

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