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Stop User Enumeration

User Enumeration is a method hackers and scanners use to get your username. This plugin stops it.

Are there any settings?

No

Will it work on Multisite?

Yes

Do I need fail2ban for this to work?

No, but fail2ban will allow you to block IP addresses that attempt user enumeration. = What do I do with the fail2ban file?= Place the file wordpress-userenum.conf in your fail2ban installation's filter.d directory. edit your jail.local to include lines like

[wordpress-userenum]
enabled = true
filter = wordpress-userenumaction   = iptables-allports[name=WORDPRESS-USERENUM]
           sendmail-whois-lines[name=WORDPRESS-USERENUM, dest=youremail@yourdomain, logpath=/var/log/messages]
logpath = /var/log/messages
maxretry = 1
findtime = 600
bantime = 2500000

Adjusted to your own requirements.

Requires: 3.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-4-17
Downloads: 2,265

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