Pre-requisites: Firmware 7.0.1
What is router web admin access blocking?
Peplink and Pepwave routers can block IP addresses that have had multiple failed login attempts.
This can mitigate brute force type attacks on the router’s web admin login.
No configuration is necessary. The router immediately suspends all web admin access after 5 invalid attempts and remains in a suspended state for 5 minutes.
During this time, no authentication will take place from the offending IP address, even with the correct username and password.
The lockout applies whether you’ve entered the incorrect credentials from the LAN, or from the WAN side.
The entire event is captured in the router’s event log like so: