Denyhosts Alternatives

    Denyhosts is described as 'The idea of denying access to SSH servers is nothing new and I was inspired by many other scripts that I discovered. However, none of them did things the way I envisioned them to' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Denyhosts for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Fail2ban, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Denyhosts are CrowdSec (Free, Open Source), SSHGuard (Free, Open Source), IPBan (Free, Open Source) and Cyberarms Intrusion Detection and Defense System (IDDS) (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 17, 2021


    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted
    • Mac
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Windows Server 2019
    • Windows Server 2012


    • Remote desktop
    • RDP
    • SSH
    • Support for MS SQL Server
    • Web log analysis
    • Reporting
    • Server Management
    • Support for SFTP
    • SMTP
    • Brute force attack
    • Centralized Management
    • Cloud based
    • CrowdSourced
    • Distributed
    • Error logging
    • File Searching
    • Support for FTP
    • Golang
    • Heuristic Detection


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