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403 Forbidden anyone ?
« on: 28.02. 2020 19:59 »
In some periods lately the chinese have submerged the site with visits \ hits, there must be millions of A7A10 owners there :O) Not only here, many websites\forums are affected.

To stop them killing the server speed (and stop them infuriating me with their *razz* >:D *rant* *bash* activity) have lots of blocking going on, but errors may happen with blocking spilling over to some legitimate ip adresses.

If ever encountering a 403 in your browser, please let me know asap by sending an email to the forum admin address (shows as sender in any Personal Message notification email or registration email), or log in from another pc\phone\tablet\location (will use a different ip address) and post here.

So far all seems well.
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Re: 403 Forbidden anyone ?
« Reply #1 on: 29.02. 2020 16:02 »
I guess they have nothing more important to do right now.  *eek*

Your efforts always appreciated. 

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Re: 403 Forbidden anyone ?
« Reply #2 on: 29.02. 2020 20:29 »
Here's an example from when it 1st started, daily page views normally around 5000, then the chinese started their campaign, had to start banning a zillion ip's to keep things from going overboard.

Date              Pageviews
2019-11-09    4780
2019-11-10    5291
2019-11-11    20996
2019-11-12   138419
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