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404 Detection - Ban protection (5 posts)

  1. jFlatz
    Member
    Posted 3 months ago #

    Could you please add a way to protect specific users or user types from receiving a ban for 404 Detection? This might sound counterintuitive but I don't want my admin account accidentally getting locked out.

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/better-wp-security/

  2. Toherangi
    Member
    Posted 3 months ago #

    You can already do this by whitelisting your IP address instead of your specific username.

    Go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ to obtain your IP address and enter it in the Lockout White List area under Global Settings.

  3. jFlatz
    Member
    Posted 3 months ago #

    Well the reason why I request whitelisting by username is because I do not have a static IP.

  4. jFlatz
    Member
    Posted 3 months ago #

    As would I assume many users do not... any chance on this being considered?

  5. iThemes Support
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 months ago #

    I'm afraid whitelisting a username is not under consideration as it would directly contradict the existing feature set.

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