tallow Alternatives

    tallow is described as '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 certain' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are four alternatives to tallow for Linux, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Fail2ban, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like tallow are Pyruse (Free, Open Source), win2ban (Free Personal) and SpyLog (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 19, 2018

    • Fail2ban scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IPs that show the malicious signs -- too many password failures, seeking for exploits, etc.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      It's a completely separate program from tallow, and has none of the features in common.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

    • 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.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted


    • 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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      • Free Personal
      • 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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      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows