setban (network command)

Bitcoin Core 26.0 RPC

setban "subnet" "command" ( bantime absolute )

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


1. subnet      (string, required) The IP/Subnet (see getpeerinfo for nodes IP) with an optional netmask (default is /32 = single IP)
2. command     (string, required) 'add' to add an IP/Subnet to the list, 'remove' to remove an IP/Subnet from the list
3. bantime     (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)
4. absolute    (boolean, optional, default=false) If set, the bantime must be an absolute timestamp expressed in UNIX epoch time


null    (json null)


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