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Restrict Web Interface Logins by Country and/or Region

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

LuxSci has for a long time allowed account administrators to restrict from which IP addresses their users are permitted to login to the web interface.  Administrators can specify a list of IP addresses and IP blocks (CIDR blocks) along with a list of users exempt from these restrictions.

This service has been expanded.  Now, account administrators can restrict logins based on a chosen combination of countries and/or regions.  When a user tries to login to the web interface, that user’s IP Address is converted into the location from which s/he appears to be and that is compared to the list of allowed locations.

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