XML file being blocked | WordPress.org

Wordfence appears to keep blocking an XML file that we use to generate some table data on the site. The file is located in the /ftp/fw_links.xml folder and I am able to navigate to the file via the browser but when I try to access it via the file_get_contents() function I am not able to open the file. This has been working but recently it stopped working again. If I put the firewall into learning mode it starts working again but I can’t just leave it in learning mode and no matter how many people access that page over the learning period Wordfense doesn’t learn not to block it.

I also don’t ever see any messages asking if I would like to block it or if this was a false positive. I would add it to the Allowlisted URLs but I am not sure how to properly do that. The XML is being loaded via a function and the data is being used to generate a table of data. Not sure if that helps but I would love to be able to just manually add it to the Allowlisted URLs if I know what param type and what param name to use.

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