Login Guard is an alternative to captcha protection which will automatically detect successive failed login attempts and respond by temporarily restricting the user's IP address in order to prevent abuse.
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Login Guard is an alternative to captcha protection for the WHMCS client area login form which will protect your website from brute-force attacks and other abuse.
Unlike captcha, your customers will be able to login to their accounts on your website without needing to complete any challenges, which can often lead to frustration.
In the event that a user repeatedly enters an incorrect username and password combination, Login Guard will automatically detect this suspicious activity and issue the user with a temporary IP ban in order to prevent any sustained network abuse.
Whilst enabling the captcha for the login form via the WHMCS security settings will provide protection from brute-force attacks, it only works on the designated client area login page.
This is because the template variables required for captcha protection to work are not available on other pages in WHMCS. Therefore, any attempt to login via another page (for example, via a login form in the header area of your website) will fail because the captcha cannot be completed.
Login Guard solves this problem as it allows you to disable the captcha whilst ensuring the login form remains protected from abuse. As a result, customers can successfully login from any page.
After successful installation, you will be able to access the intuitive addon interface directly from your WHMCS Administration panel where you can specify how many login attempts a user should be afforded and how long IP address bans should last.
The module interface will also display a list of all IP addresses that are currently banned and allow you to manually remove them if necessary. Please note that the module supports a minimum ban length of 1 minute and a maximum of 60 minutes.
This addon includes a 6 month support package. Upon expiry, you will have the option to renew it for an additional 6 months at a cost of $9.99 USD.
However, if you decide not to renew it, you can continue to use the addon on your website but you will no longer have access to the following benefits:
We aim to respond to all enquiries within approximately 24 hours, subject to our office opening hours
Our product documentation explains in detail how to install this product on your website as well as how to use it
We will update this product to ensure that it is compatible with future versions of WHMCS software
The latest version of the product will be available to download from your client account on our website
This product requires version 8.1.0 of WHMCS software to be correctly installed on your website server. Older versions of WHMCS software, or unlicensed, nulled or local installations, are not supported.
By purchasing this product you will be granted a non-transferable license to use the addon on a single WHMCS installation and domain name that is controlled by you or the company you represent.
To help you make an informed purchase, we have published a selection of our most frequently asked questions about this product.
Please also ensure that you read the description of this product and our Terms of Service in full before you proceed to submit your order.
If you have any questions, or if you would like more information about this product, please contact us today and we'll be happy to help you.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide a live demonstration for Login Guard. However, you can view a selection of screenshots above that showcase the front-end template and administration panel.
No. Login Guard does not contain any front-end branding.
Yes. There is no additional charge for installing Login Guard and this can be requested at any time after purchase. We also include detailed installation instructions in case you would prefer to do it yourself.
Yes. Login Guard includes language translations for all front-end client area output and all languages that are included with WHMCS software by default are supported. All translations can be overridden if required and custom translations for unsupported languages can be easily added.
A Login Guard license is for a single WHMCS installation only, so it is unlikely to work correctly on installations running a multi-brand solution and we are unable to guarantee compatibility for this.
Login Guard is fully compatible with the latest version of WHMCS software, as specified in the description above. Therefore, please ensure you have the same version of WHMCS software installed on your website. It will also work with any WHMCS template.
Yes. Login Guard includes built-in support for additional WHMCS client area login forms that may be in use on your template. For example, if you have a client area login form in the header area of your template, which is accessible on all pages, this can be protected with Login Guard.