AddBannedIp

Adds an IP to the ban list.

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “AddBannedIp” Required
ip string Required
reason string Admin only reason Required
days int If passed, expires date is auto calculated Required
expires \datetime YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
banid int The id of the new ban entry

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://www.example.com/includes/api.php');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
    http_build_query(
        array(
            'action' => 'AddBannedIp',
            // See https://developers.whmcs.com/api/authentication
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'ip' => '1.2.3.4',
            'reason' => 'Abuse',
            'days' => '30',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
        )
    )
);
$response = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'AddBannedIp';
$postData = array(
    'ip' => '1.2.3.4',
    'reason' => 'Abuse',
    'days' => '30',
);
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);
print_r($results);

Example Response JSON

{
    "result": "success",
    "banid": "1"
}

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version