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fail2ban and IPtables support

No we don’t bundle fail2ban as we install Ubuntu’s own UFW Firewall already, which is very simple and easy to use. It includes a sort of IPtables function that is very lightweight and self-cleaning logs too. We feel that UFW along with Cloudflare’s own DDOS and other free features are more than adequate for most sites.

If you want to install other security apps like fail2ban you will need to add a custom module (Ubuntu package).

About the Author

Jesse Nickles

Jesse is the lead developer for the SlickStack project and also for HoverCraft, the accompanying free WordPress theme. He has been customizing WordPress for both personal websites and SEO clients for over 15+ years, with a focus on simplicity and longevity.

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