Question

After several login attempts, a user's IP is temporarily banned with ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED. How do I turn this off?

Posted October 14, 2019 580 views
ApacheWordPress

I’ve seen solutions to whitelist IPs on the server, and that works when I have one person complaining, but for scaling application, that will not be ideal. How can I stop this from happening? It’s not something we encounter on normal setups when we use wordpress with other hosting providers. We’d rather use a plugin to manage this.

Thanks in advance!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

×
1 answer

Hello, @2hands10fingers

Could you please let me know why the visitor/user IP address was blocked in first place? Have you examined the logs to see the reason for the block?

Submit an Answer