This site is under construction and is both very incomplete and subject to change.
The current cannonical site for documentation is here.


 – With all credit to Dave Sill whose intro I have shamelessly ripped off.

Life with WP fail2ban is aimed at everyone interested in running WPf2b, from the rank amateur (newbie) who just installed Linux on a spare PC all the way up to the experienced system administrator or mail administrator. If you find it lacking or unclear, please let me know. Send comments to

There’s a wealth of information available on WPf2b from a variety of sources. Some is targeted to newbies, some assumes that the reader is more experienced. Life with WPf2b is an attempt to “glue” this information into a single source, filling in some of the cracks and assuming only that the reader has basic skills such as: