Is it possible for devices to get blocked?

Recently, both my wife and my phone appear to be blocked from accessing HA via local IP in the browser, or via the Android app. We can access it via the Nabu Casa link. The error is that the connection was refused. What could be happening here?

Check your /config directory for a file called ip_bans.yaml. Look inside.

I did see that after I made the post, but there is no ip_bans file.

edit: Things are getting progressively worse. It now seems that my desktop is also locked out.

As usual, this was self inflicted. I plugged another device into the network that had the same static IP as my HA install. Motherf…

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