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Re: [Rdo-list] RDO forum updates and spam



Thanks Rich for cleaning up my Varnish mess (ahem) and sorting out this
bot issue!

We will still see some occasional bot spam because of some bots who got
through the registration process before we sorted this out but it should
be a relatively minor annoyance now.

Thanks again!
Dave.

On 09/04/2013 10:26 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> Over the last two weeks we've made a couple of changes in how the RDO
> forum is set up. A misconfiguration of Varnish was causing the client IP
> address to not get passed to the back-end. This was, in turn, foiling
> counter-spam measures. So, we fixed that, and also added a
> counter-spam-bot measure on the forums. This has, at least for now,
> defeated the spam attack that we'd been having for the past few weeks.
> We haven't seen any new spam since those changes.
> 
> Many thanks to the folks who stepped up to moderate the forum during the
> worst of it.
> 

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