Quick recovery from blocking on login page

If you see the message “Sorry, your request can not be accepted” on your login page like the picture bellow, please follow the steps:

Blocking message

  1. Rename ip-geo-block to ip-geo-block- in the plugin directory (/wp-content/plugins/) on your server using FTP or the file manager like cPanel. This makes the plugin deactivated.

  2. Login to your site as an admin. You’ll see the following message on your plugins page.

    The plugin ip-geo-block/ip-geo-block.php has been deactivated due to an error: Plugin file does not exist.

    Message on plugins page

    Note: When you configure "mu-plugins" (ip-geo-block-mu.php) as Validation timing, then you'll also find the message "Can't find IP Geo Block in your plugins directory" like the above picture that can be ignored for now.
  3. Revert the renamed ip-geo-block- to the original name ip-geo-block using FTP or your file manager.

  4. Refresh your plugins page, then activate IP Geo Block again.

  5. Resolve the cause of blocking according to the error message as follows.

Error message