Entware Has anyone installed Python 3.x via Entware on Merlin?

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MKANET

Regular Contributor
My apologies, I know this is an Asus-Wireless forum. However, I'm not sure where else to ask this question. I am curious if anyone here has installed Python 3.x via Entware on Merlin. Would an RT-AC5300 be able to comfortably handle running something like fail2ban?

Thanks (and sorry again for posting this off-topic thread on this forum)
 

SolCutter

New Around Here
Browsing posts earlier... I saw Merlin himself post that this was not recommended on routers due to the size and complexity of installing Python, rather it's better to use bash scripts for most things in the firmware.

Other options (other than fail2ban) I've found so far are enabling SSH brute force protection in the GUI, using SSH keys, and Skynet. Enabling AIProtect with Skynet is also suggested. Using fail2ban on any machines you have ports forwarded to is also a suggestion. Hope this helps.
 

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