What is Fail2ban and what are its top alternatives?
It is an intrusion prevention software framework that protects computer servers from brute-force attacks. Written in the Python programming language, it is able to run on POSIX systems that have an interface to a packet-control system or firewall installed locally, for example, iptables or TCP Wrapper.
Fail2ban is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.
Fail2ban is an open source tool with 4.6K GitHub stars and 823 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Fail2ban's open source repository on GitHub