Daily Archives: September 2, 2019

Installing Fail2Ban on EdgeRouter to control iptables

The EdgeRouter doesn’t support any IP blacklisting natively, but it does allow the installation of Debian packages. By installing & configuring the fail2ban package on the EdgeRouter, the iptables firewall is automatically adjusted to ban IP addresses found to be […]

EdgeRouter Fail2Ban settings persistence after upgrades

A prior post details installing and configure Fail2Ban on a Ubiquiti EdgeRouter. Additions installed on EdgeRouters do not persist through upgrades because new install images overwrite the filesystem. The following method automatically re-installs Fail2Ban and restores prior settings. Copy Fail2Ban […]