Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Get an IP address out of fail2ban jail

Removes an iptables rule created by fail2ban. This example shows how to remove a rule for an IP from the fail2ban-apache chain. Can be used for any service monitored by fail2ban:

 iptables -D fail2ban-apache -s IP_ADDRESS_TO_SET_BE_FREE -j DROP

or remove from fail2ban-SSH jail:

 iptables -D fail2ban-SSH -s IP_ADDRESS_TO_SET_BE_FREE -j DROP

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