How to install Fail2Ban on a Plesk server

Supported OS: Linux

Installation method: Plesk UI

Step 1

Log in to your Plesk server via https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:8443, replacing the X’s in our example with the IP address of your server.

Step 2

Look for the “Tools & Settings” option and then choose “Updates & Upgrades“.

(Please note that it may take a short while for the page to load).

Step 3

Select “Add/Remove Components” as shown in the image below:

Plesk Tools & Settings page

Step 4

Now select ‘Fail2Ban‘ and choose Install as shown here:

Plesk Add and Remove components

Step 5

Click on ‘Continue‘ at the bottom of the page to start the installation.

Step 6

Once the install has completed, you can access Fail2Ban through Plesk > Tools & Settings > Address Banning (Fail2Ban).

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