Access Denied Sucuri Website Firewall WordPress : How we fix?
Looking for resolving the error access denied the Sucuri website firewall in WordPress? We can help you with it.
The Sucuri Firewall is a cloud-based web application firewall. It blocks hacks and attacks on the website instantly.
Nonetheless, when accessing the website, the Access denied error occurs, this is avoided by whitelisting the Sucuri IP address.
At Bobcares, we often get requests from our customers to fix this error as a part of our Server Management Services.
Today, let’ see how our Support Engineers fix this error.
Why Access Denied Sucuri Website Firewall?
Sucuri Firewall is one of the best WordPress security plugins. Moreover, its main focus is on protecting the server and WordPress installation.
The web page was shown as denied access when visiting the WordPress site.
The Sucuri firewall prevents the WordPress website from loading and pop-up with this error message. The sample error looks like:
Let’s see how easily our Support Engineers fix this error.
How easy to fix this?
At Bobcares, where we have more than a decade of expertise in managing servers, we see many customers face problems with the error Access Denied Sucuri Website Firewall.
Now, let’s see how our Support Engineers fix this error.
Frequently, many WordPress customers were facing the error Access Denied Sucuri Website Firewall while accessing their website. The user has a firewall on his WordPress host which blocks the Sucuri IP address leads to this error.
In addition, as all connections to users hosting servers are passing through the Sucuri firewall, it causes blocking of its IP address. However, as a precaution to prevent Sucuri from being blocked incorrectly, we have to whitelist the Sucuri IP addresses.
Recently, one of the WordPress customers approached us with the same problem. We then assisted the customer by adding the Sucuri IP address in the .htaccess file.
<FilesMatch ".*"> Order deny,allow Deny from all Allow from 126.96.36.199/23 Allow from 188.8.131.52/22 Allow from 184.108.40.206/22 Allow from 220.127.116.11/22 Allow from 2a02:fe80::/29 </FilesMatch>
By adding the IP address to the .htaccess file of the WordPress website, we prevented the IP from blocking.
Thereafter, we restarted the Apache service.
service httpd restart
Hence, we resolve the error.
In addition, we also whitelist the IP addresses in the server according to the firewall used. In case, if we are using iptables we will whitelist the IP addresses of Sucuri in iptables firewall.
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In short, the error Access Denied Sucuri Website Firewall WordPress caused because of the Sucuri IP address blocked in the server. This has been prevented by adding allow rule in .htaccess file or by whitelisting the Sucuri IP addresses. Today, we saw how our Support Engineers helped the customers to resolve the problem.