App Causing Multiple Failed Logins On Refresh
Currently, on our self-hosted WordPress site, we have a plugin that limits the number of failed logins for each user, then locks them out of the site for a short period of time. By default, we keep that limit set to 3 failed logins within 30 seconds.
However, when I set up the WordPress app on my iPad and tried to get the list of posts on my site, I got a "Couldn't Sync Posts" error with some HTML inside of the error window. Looking at the HTML in that error window, I recognized it as the error message that displays on our login screen when someone has reached their limit of failed logins.
I jumped into our database and deleted my failed logins, then tried again. Same result.
I then deleted my failed logins from the database again and set the limit to 25 instead of 3, just for testing purposes. Then, I tried refreshing the list of posts again from within the iOS app. This time, I was able to successfully refresh the posts.
Out of curiosity, I checked the database again to see how many failed logins were recorded before the post list was refreshed successfully. The app appears to have failed logging into our site 4 times before it successfully logged in to refresh the list of posts.
Anyone know what might be going on with that? Thanks.
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