Support » Plugin: Wordfence Security - Firewall & Malware Scan » An admin user was created outside of WordPress

  • ResolvedModerator Bet Hannon

    (@bethannon1)


    Support Team Volunteer Coordinator

    I’m getting a false positive for “An admin user with the username XXX was created outside of WordPress.” That’s ok.

    This is a legitimate user, so I don’t want to delete them or revoke their capabilities.

    But if I click to ignore this result, it just comes back with the next scan. What can I do to either change the user meta to prevent the result, OR to more permanently ignore it?

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  • Plugin Support wfphil

    (@wfphil)

    Hi @bethannon1

    Sorry for the delay as we are short staffed and in the process of hiring.

    Are you using the IGNORE option or the MARK AS FIXED option?

    Moderator Bet Hannon

    (@bethannon1)

    Support Team Volunteer Coordinator

    This seems to have resolved itself. Not sure how. But if it comes up again, I’ll post another topic.

    Plugin Support wfphil

    (@wfphil)

    Hi @bethannon1,

    Thank you for the reply.

    As a point of information any scan result resolved with the MARK AS FIXED option will come back in subsequent scan results. It is useful to use when dealing with a long list of scan results.

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