Secure Admin module

Simple way for protecting your Magento Shop. The module protects /admin and /downloader areas from DDos attacks and brute-force attacks.The IP address is one of things in the Internet which can't be faked.

90% of all Magento shops don't have /admin & /downloader protection on their Website. This module protects your /admin and /downloader area. After installation you don't need to install captchas, change IP into .htaccess (or Nginx config) or change the name of /admin directory. The module IOCheck Secure Module protects your the shop forever and you can always add a new IP to the system remotely.

Special Price $59.90

Regular Price: $80.00

Excl. 19% Tax
Made in Germany
30 days money back
6 months support
$ no subscriptions
100% open source
2.1-2.3 compatibility
FREE installation
easy composer installation
PWA Ready
  • Lifetime license! No SAAS, no recurring payments
  • Six months of technical support and updates included
  • FREE installation and consultancy service included!
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Extension compatible with all recent versions of Magento 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x Open Source (Community), Commerce (Enterprise), Cloud Edition include B2B & Omnichannel!

Extension works on hundreds live Magento 2 stores worldwide!

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Extension overview

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  • Would you like to provide your online shop with reliable security?

90% of all Magento shops don’t have /admin & /downloader protection on their Website.

What’s the matter?

  1. A Magento Shop is not protected out-of-the-box, therefore hackers can easily find default locations (/admin or /downloader) and launch brute-force attacks.
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  3. As you know, Magento Shop has problems with performance. And to provide a fast access, it is required to install caches, configure your server and optimize scripts. If you have a secure password (long & strong) and an unprotected /admin or /downloader area, hackers can launch brute-force attacks. Every hacker’s request will heavily load your system. If hackers send 10+ requests per second, your Shop will have a lot of problems with performance.

How can I protect it?

  1. Change the default admin URL (e.g: “/admin” -> “/new_admin”) in config.xml. As for /downloader folder, you need to protect it by means of IP in Apache .htaccess or Nginx config every time when your IP is changed you should go to SSH and change your config.
  2. The second way is in fact much simpler and more secure. When you install the Secure Admin module, you will forget your problems with brute-force attacks forever. Thus, the “intruders” will not be able to get the access to your Magento store anyhow since IP address is the only thing on the Internet that cannot be faked.
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How does it work?

After the installation, the extension remembers your IP address and gives the access to /admin and /downloader only from your IP address.

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For adding a new IP address you will get a secret admin link, here is an example.


  1. Go to, and insert your Shop URL. If you have the "Admin/downloader unprotected? - unprotected" issue, follow the next step.
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  3. Download the IOCheck Secure Admin module from the Magento official website or here.
  4. Backup your /app folder.
  5. Disable Magento Compiler and clear compiler cache.
  6. Upload all files and folders to Magento root directory of your store, replacing all files.
  7. Verify the Magento store functionality and flush the cache.
  8. Go to System > Configuration > IOCheck Extensions > Secure Admin, insert your license key and enable the extension.
  9. Copy and save your protection Admin Link, like:
  10. Go to and check your Shop again. Now you have "Admin/downloader unprotected? protected"
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  12. When your IP address is changed, please follow the secret Admin Link.
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Reviews (7)

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Excellent module
March 7, 2016
Excellent company, excellent availability, quick responses, recommended
Worth every penny
March 3, 2016
Finally a proper way to add secure to Magento admin and downloader! We've been waiting for this for a long time.
Great module
February 24, 2016
Works great – exactly as we expected! Without any problems. Thank you.
February 12, 2016
First ever Extension I bought and installation was very simple.

Does what it's supposed to do - very happy with my purchase as all info remains within our store.
Extension works fine, any problems
February 9, 2016
This extension works fine as I expected! Without any problems. Best Regards.
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