How to whitelist an IP in Fail2ban on Debian Wheezy
Submitted by oufcomm (Contact Author) (Forums) on Wed, 2014-08-27 08:45. :: ISPConfig | Linux | Networking | Security
Fail2Ban is used to protect servers against brute force attacks. Fail2ban uses iptables to block attackers, so, if we want to add permanent IP address and never be blocked, we must add it in the config file.
First, edit the config file :
Then, check the line :
Add now add all ip you want. Each IP or range IP must be placed here with a space. Ex: 192.168.0.1 192.168.5.0/32
Save. And restart Fail2Ban:
service fail2ban restart