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[resolved] Wordfence did stop working (9 posts)

  1. TheBoss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi there

    My Wordfence did stop working. I press Start a Wordfence scan and nothing are happening at the Scan Summary or Scan Detailed Activity.

    I've been trying to reinstall it, but still nothing. I'm using the Better WP Security together with Wordfence. Can it be that? But on the other side: I haven't got any problems before now.

    Thomas

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/

  2. Wordfence
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Thomas,

    Did you install an under-construction plugin? Can you access /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php without being logged in and do you see a '0' when you access that?

    Regards,

    Mark
    PS: If you found this helpful, please rate Wordfence 5 stars.
    http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/

  3. TheBoss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Did you install an under-construction plugin?
    No

    Can you access /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php without being logged in and do you see a '0' when you access that?
    Yes, but I'll try again

    It did stop to work, after I did Update WordPress to the newest version

  4. TheBoss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm getting this, because of I had to re:install and did get a new code?

    Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key.

    What to do?

  5. Wordfence
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Are you using a caching plugin?

  6. Shen8889
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Mark,

    I am getting the same error as Thomas and yes I did install the Under Construction plugin.
    What would I need to do to rectify this issue? It was fine before I installed the UC plugin.

    Kind regards,
    Shenyan

  7. Wordfence
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Shenyan, the under construction plugin will break scanning until you disable it. There's no workaround unless you can tell your UC plugin to ignore the /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php URL.

    Regards,

    Mark.

  8. dogdays
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I'm having the same problem.

    I'm getting this error:
    Wordfence Live Activity: Scan Engine Error: Wordfence could not start a scan because the cron key does not match the saved key.

    How can I fix this?

    I do not have an under-construction plugin installed

    I input /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php and it output "0"

    What does that mean?

  9. dogdays
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I do have WP Fastest Cache installed. I disabled it and the scan is proceeding as expected now... I think. Unless it stalls and I get that message again. I guess that was it.

    Thank you.

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