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Is Fail2ban automatically well configured for the digital ocean wordpress 18-04 marketplace image ?

If I launch an one click app wordpress blog (thanks to digital ocean wordpress ubuntu 18.04 image). I saw that the image included Fail2Ban. Will I need to configure it or is Fail2ban already configured for the different log services (Apache, MySql, …) ?

Will it blocks efficently DDOS or security intrusion ?


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Hey there @EmmanuelMacron,

The WordPress image that we provide for the 1-click marketplace application includes Fail2ban installed from the default distribution repositories as well as the WordPress Fail2ban plugin that provides integration with WordPress’ authentication system.

These are shipped in the default configuration provided by the WordPress plugin. This configuration should be plenty adequate for most droplets running WordPress but can be further modified and the configuration changed if needed or if you are running additional services that aren’t included in the default configuration.

I hope that helps! - Matt.