How to install Fail2Ban on a Plesk server

OS supported: Linux

Installation method: Plesk UI

Step 1

Log into Plesk via https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:8443 , where the X’s represent the IP address of your server.

Step 2

Navigate to “Tools & Settings” and then choose “Updates & Upgrades” (please note it might take a little while for the page to load).

Step 3

Click on “Add/Remove Components“, as shown in the image below:

Plesk Tools & Settings page

Step 4

Click on ‘Fail2Ban’ and choose Install, as shown in the following screenshot:

Plesk Add and Remove components

Step 5

Click on ‘Continue’ to initiate the installation.

Step 6

Once it has completed, you should be able to access Fail2Ban via Plesk > Tools & Settings > Address Banning (Fail2Ban).

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