Admin Tools

#37536 Problem IPWL

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Joomla! version
PHP version
Admin Tools version



For all websites I received

We would like to notify you that a security exception was detected on your site, AZ CLEAN, with the following details:

IP Address: my-IP (IP Lookup:

Reason: ipwl

If this kind of security exception repeats itself, please log in to your site's back-end and add this IP address to your Admin Tools's Web Application Firewall feature in order to completely block the misbehaving user.

Best regards,


What is the reason ?

Thank you very much for your help



Akeeba Staff


this means that Admin Tools is set to allow backend access to only a limited amount of IP, one IP that is not in that list tried to access the backend and it got blocked.

You can read more about this here:

Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff

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