How to install fail2ban on CentOS?


Install the EPEL Repository. First, you have to download the EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository which has Fail2Ban for CentOS 7 included. Copy the Configuration Files. you need to install EPEL first before you can install the Fail2 ban. EPEL contains additional packages for Enterprise Linux, including CentOS. Scroll down to go through some of the settings available in the configuration file.