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WordFence: super annoying

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  • #5384
    JOduMonT

    it would be nice at least if I was able to retrieve my super long post I wrote
    A potentially unsafe operation has been detected in your request to this site

    Your access to this service has been limited. (HTTP response code 403)

    If you think you have been blocked in error, contact the owner of this site for assistance.
    Block Technical Data
    Block Reason: A potentially unsafe operation has been detected in your request to this site
    Time: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 0:45:24 GMT
    About Wordfence

    Wordfence is a security plugin installed on over 3 million WordPress sites. The owner of this site is using Wordfence to manage access to their site.

    You can also read the documentation to learn about Wordfence’s blocking tools, or visit wordfence.com to learn more about Wordfence.

    Click here to learn more: Documentation

    Generated by Wordfence at Tue, 16 Mar 2021 0:45:24 GMT.
    Your computer’s time: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 00:45:24 GMT.

    #5386
    publii-slpa

    It is not clear to me what you are trying to do when you get blocked.

    I assume deploying a site?

    This post is not clear to me and may not be clear to others.

    Cheers!!

    #5388
    JOduMonT

    yes on my local computer I have Wordfence which block my deployment



    @publii-slpa
    , how I could bypass my 127.0.0.1 ??

    do you know this forum is based on a WordPress and WordFence is an Applicative Firewall dedicated to WordPress ???

    #5390
    publii-slpa

    Okay. I think I get it. I am not familiar with WordFence. I have heard of it, but it is not in my wheelhouse.

    how I could bypass my 127.0.0.1 ??

    I am not sure what you by bypass, however, you can avoid using 127.0.0.1.

    Both Windows and Linux have a file called hosts. You can simply add a bogus domain name in your hosts file and use that.

    This page, https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/27350/beginner-geek-how-to-edit-your-hosts-file/. gives step by step instructions on where to find your hosts file and how to edit it.

    Just be sure NOT TO use the 127.0.0.1 IP address. If your computer is on a LAN or Wi-Fi LAN, then it is likely that DHCP is assigning your computer an IP address.

    This page, https://kb.iu.edu/d/aapa, should help.

    I am not sure this will help your situation. There maybe specific rules that are tighter for Ip 127.0.0.1

    If WordFence has options or rules to allow various types of access, you may need to make changes to your settings.

    This is out of the scope of using and developing for Publii. I do not want to speak for the good people here.

    You may be better advised to visit the forum https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wordfence/ and post a question there.

    Cheers!!

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