Introducing win2ban - Fail2ban for Windows

win2banwin2ban is a Fail2ban implementation for Windows systems. It is a packaging of Fail2ban, Python, Cygwin, Winlogbeat and many other related tools to make it a complete and ready-to-use solution for brute-force attack protection.

Fail2ban  (link is external)is a generic intrusion prevention system, featuring multiple blocking techniques and preconfigured for a variety of server applications. It operates by monitoring log files for selected entries and running scripts based on them. Winlogbeat  (link is external)reads from one or more event logs using Windows APIs, filters the events based on user-configured criteria, then sends the event data to the configured outputs. Cygwin (link is external)is a Linux-like environment for Windows. It consists of a DLL (Cygwin1.dll), which emulates substantial Linux API functionality, and a collection of tools.

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