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- ---- Bot, Agent, and High Abuse ISP Filtering Change
Brett_Tabke - 5:46 pm on Jan 8, 2007 (gmt 0)
I made the following change:
- First thread view from any IP is now open and unfiltered. Current time out is the cron job that does email (about 20 mins).
- The second page view within the timeout time, are still under the same access rules and restrictions.
- The previous htaccess bans are still in place.
What this means:
Visitors from the high speed/high abuse networks that were previously required to login on their first thread view, will be able to view one thread link before being prompted to login and/or register.
It also means the board will be much slower at times as we have track all those ip addresses now. Load has already jumped from 32% to 55% and we are just getting a good start at this.
Thread source: http://www.webmasterworld.com/webmasterworld/3270248.htm
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