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How to protect WordPress administration panel from brute-force attacks?
Fail2ban can be used to protect WordPress installations from brute force attacks. To do so, the following steps should be done:
- Create a filter , which is a set of one or more regular expressions. The filter is used to search the logs for suspicious activity.
- Create a jail , which is a set of rules covering an individual scenario. The settings of the jail determine what is to be done once an attack is detected.
The following article gives step-by-step instructions illustrating how to do it: