- Plesk for Linux
How to enable/disable Fail2Ban and its jails in Plesk?
Go to Tools & Settings > IP Address Banning (Fail2Ban) > switch to the Settings tab and check/uncheck Enable intrusion detection to enable/disable Fail2Ban.
Switch to the Jails tab and enable/disable required jails using the Switch on/off buttons.
Note: Jails can be switched on only when Fail2Ban is enabled.
Connect to a Plesk server via SSH.
# plesk bin ip_ban --enable
# plesk bin ip_ban --disable
List all available jails:
# plesk bin ip_ban --jails
Enable/disable a jail using its name from step 3 with the command:
Note: Jails can be activated only when Fail2Ban is enabled.
Enabling a jail:
# plesk bin ip_ban --enable-jails <jail_name>
In the example below, we are enabling the 'plesk-wordpress' jail:
# plesk bin ip_ban --enable-jails plesk-wordpress
Disabling a jail:
# plesk bin ip_ban --disable-jails plesk-wordpress
How do I disable the email Notifications (they are too many, after every minute!) but still maintain the Fail2ban running in the server?
Email notification sample: "The IP 18.104.22.168 has just been banned by Fail2Ban after 5 attempts against default."
Hi Roney Ngala,
Such setting is not available from Plesk yet, but it's something you can manage directly at Fail2Ban: /etc/fail2ban/action.d/sendmail.conf
As of now, I would recommend you to vote for this feature request.
My Plesk Obsidian Fail2Ban could not working after I did change vhosts directory. I try to enable it but no error created. It's just disable again.
SELinux in permissive mode.
Anyone can advice please.
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