Tag Archive: fail2ban

Feb 27 2014

Limit multiple attachment downloads in WordPress by IP

This solution uses Fail2ban along with a separte PHP script and a MySQL database to limit the number of attachment downloads for an IP. I needed this solution because some IP’s (mostly China) are constanty downloading the same files (zip and pdf) over and over again. In fact, the downloads are started but they never …

Continue reading »

Nov 17 2011

Fail2ban iptables error on ISPConfig on Ubuntu 11

After installing ISPConfig 3.0.4 on a test machine, along with fail2ban, i saw saw an error in fail2ban log. It seems there was a “race” condition with iptables. My test setup was : ISPConfig 3.0.4 running on Ubuntu 11.04 x64 Server, Fail2ban version 0.8.4 Hardware : IBM x3550, 2 GB RAM, 146 GB SAS 15k

Continue reading »