Fail2ban Alternatives for Windows

    Fail2ban is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is IPBan, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Fail2ban and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Fail2ban are RdpGuard (Paid), Cyberarms Intrusion Detection and Defense System (IDDS) (Free, Open Source), wail2ban (Free, Open Source) and SpyLog (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

    1. 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 and dropped packets.
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      Most users think IPBan is a great alternative to Fail2ban.
      Free and works on Windows, easy to setup
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    2. RdpGuard allows you to protect your Remote Desktop (RDP) from brute-force attacks by blocking attacker's IP address. Fail2Ban for Windows.
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      Reliable, high detection ratio, actively developed and supported.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Windows Server brute force protection for Remote Desktop (including NLA), FTP, SMTP, and much more.

      Discontinued

      Software has been set open-source and abandoned by the main developer. Seems a very good detector but fails to successfully stop attacks. When I have it set to block IPs after 5 failed attempts I shouldn't see multiple entries showing 300 attempts by the same IP addresses.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      wail2ban - fail2ban, for windows. wail2ban is a system that takes incoming failed access events for a customly configurable set of known event ids, and given sufficient failed attacks in a period of time, creates temporary firewall rules to block access.

      Discontinued

      GitHub repo is now archived. https://github.com/glasnt/wail2ban

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Monitor logs from several sources and execute actions based on some rules. Can be used to protecet against brute-force attacks.
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    4. Your Microsoft Windows servers are probably under constant attack and you may not even know it! Chances are if your hosting remote desktop, or other services such as Microsoft exchange, FTP, HTTP, HTTP’s or SQL. Your server is likely getting bombarded with failed login attempts.
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    5. e.guardo protects your RDP, MSSQL, FTP, SMTP, EXCHANGE, OWA, LYNC, MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM, SHAREPOINT and many more services from Brute Force and Dictionary Attacks
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    6. win2ban is a Fail2ban implementation for Windows systems. It is a packaging of Fail2ban, Python, Cygwin, Winlogbeat and many other related tools to make it a complete and ready-to-use solution for brute-force attack protection.
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    7. Lit Fuse Intrusion Detection (LID) protects your Windows system from brute force attacks and other intrusion attempts by placing a brick wall between your server and would-be hackers.
      • Windows
      • Windows Server 2019
      • Windows Server 2012
      mobileFX Spartan RDP Guard is an intrusion detection system (IDS) and host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS) implemented as a Windows 64-bit or 32-bit Service with location-based attack reporting and instant notifications.
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