setban

setban "subnet" "command" ( bantime absolute )

Attempts to add or remove an IP/Subnet from the banned list.

Argument #1 - subnet

Type: string, required

The IP/Subnet (see getpeerinfo for nodes IP) with an optional netmask (default is /32 = single IP)

Argument #2 - command

Type: string, required

‘add’ to add an IP/Subnet to the list, ‘remove’ to remove an IP/Subnet from the list

Argument #3 - bantime

Type: numeric, optional, default=0

time in seconds how long (or until when if [absolute] is set) the IP is banned (0 or empty means using the default time of 24h which can also be overwritten by the -bantime startup argument)

Argument #4 - absolute

Type: boolean, optional, default=false

If set, the bantime must be an absolute timestamp in seconds since epoch (Jan 1 1970 GMT)

Examples

bitcoin-cli setban "192.168.0.6" "add" 86400
bitcoin-cli setban "192.168.0.0/24" "add"
curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "setban", "params": ["192.168.0.6", "add", 86400] }' -H 'content-type: text/plain;' http://127.0.0.1:8332/