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AbuseIPDB is an online platform that allows users to report and track instances of IP address abuse.

Creating an AbuseIPDB connection

Using API Key

To create the connection you need:

  • An API Key

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Login to your AbuseIPDB user.

  2. Click on your username at the top right of the screen.


  3. Click on Account.


  4. Click on the API tab.


  5. Click on Create Key and copy your API key.


Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the AbuseIPDB icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API Key
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.