Monitors the fail2ban log file to show all bans for all active jails.
fail2ban.log file must be readable by the user
- change the file ownership and access permissions.
/etc/logrotate.d/fail2banto persists the changes after rotating the log file.
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To change the file ownership and access permissions, execute the following:
sudo chown root:netdata /var/log/fail2ban.log
sudo chmod 640 /var/log/fail2ban.log
To persist the changes after rotating the log file, add
create 640 root netdata to the
fail2ban-client flushlogs 1>/dev/null
# If fail2ban runs as non-root it still needs to have write access
# to logfiles.
# create 640 fail2ban adm
create 640 root netdata
- Failed attempts in attempts/s
- Bans in bans/s
- Banned IP addresses (since the last restart of netdata) in ips
python.d/fail2ban.conf configuration file using
edit-config from the
Netdata config directory, which is typically at
cd /etc/netdata # Replace this path with your Netdata config directory, if different
sudo ./edit-config python.d/fail2ban.conf
exclude: 'dropbear apache'
If no configuration is given, module will attempt to read log file at
/var/log/fail2ban.log and conf file
/etc/fail2ban/jail.local. If conf file is not found default jail is