Alternatives to Fail2ban for all platforms with any license

  • SSHGuard

    SSHGuard monitors services through their logging activity. It reacts to messages about dangerous activity by blocking the source address with the local firewall....

    • Easier to configure, and no errors like Fail2Ban! Guest • Jul 2019 • 0 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • IPBan

    A FREE and open source application that allows auto banning ip addresses from failed login attempts. Many sources are watched such as SSH, SMTP, SQL-Server, MySQL, RDP...

    • Free and works on Windows, easy to setup Guest • Feb 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

  • Denyhosts

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • RdpGuard

    RdpGuard allows you to protect your Remote Desktop (RDP) from brute-force attacks by blocking attacker's IP address. Fail2Ban for Windows.

    • Reliable, high detection ratio, actively developed and supported. Guest • Mar 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Windows

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  • tallow

    Tallow is a fail2ban/lard replacement that uses systemd's native journal API to scan for attempted ssh logins, and issues temporary IP bans for clients that violate...

    Free Open Source Linux GitHub


    IPQ BDB filtering is done by a user space netfilter daemon that issues verdicts after looking up the IP address in a Berkeley DB. The fuzzy blocking model, freely...

    • Lightweight code and compact storage Guest • Aug 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This App blocks only unauthorized access to the Berkeley DB Guest • Dec 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Pyruse

    Light-weight and extra-configurable peruser of systemd journal logs: ban IP, send immediate email, daily report… all based on a single JSON configuration file.

    • Customizable. Well-defined behaviour. Modern. altyvnetFeb 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

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