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AWS WAF vs Fail2ban: What are the differences?

AWS WAF: Control which traffic to allow or block to your web application by defining customizable web security rules. AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources; Fail2ban: *An intrusion prevention software framework *. 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.

AWS WAF and Fail2ban can be categorized as "Security" tools.

Fail2ban is an open source tool with 4.21K GitHub stars and 761 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Fail2ban's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, AWS WAF has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 26 developers stacks; compared to Fail2ban, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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What is AWS WAF?

AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.

What is Fail2ban?

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.

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