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Fail2ban for spam waves


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Fail2ban for spam waves (version 1.0) - Block IP's from spam waves with fail2ban

The following configurations and fail2ban will firewall off and block dynamically all spammers from hitting your server. It works in the same fashion as denyhosts but this is for apache (http) only (will work with nginx too)

*Note for linux systems only, sorry win32 people.

Install fail2ban

RedHat / CentOS /Fedora:
yum install fail2ban

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Adam Howard

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Note: Debian, Ubuntu, or Mint Linux users

aptitude install fail2ban

Then proceed with the directions as normal.