How to add Fail2ban exception for my IP

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Open file /etc/fail2ban/jail.conf and add your IP to "ignoreip" line which is under [DEFAULT] section.

[DEFAULT]                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                            
# "ignoreip" can be an IP address, a CIDR mask or a DNS host. Fail2ban will not                                              
# ban a host which matches an address in this list. Several addresses can be                                                 
# defined using space separator.                                                                                             
ignoreip = 192.168.0.1/16 10.0.0.0/8 127.0.0.1/8 172.16.0.0/12 213.197.141.162 YOUR_IP_HERE

Save the file and restart fail2ban to apply changes.

service fail2ban restart




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