Preventing troublemakers from using this forumgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Sysops- If I am right this is a unix based operating system, if so cant you find out the IP addresses of the most offensive visitors of this forum and put a deny file so they cannot httpd visit ?
Got to be a way to block the two or three spammers..
-- hamster (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 30, 1999
Unfortunately, that would block a lot of other posters too.
-- Diane J. Squire (email@example.com), December 30, 1999.
If they look at the logs they can isolate it to a partial c-block. At worst lock out a hundred or so ip addresses.
I dont think too many people here live where the idiots do, got to be a small ip address range.
-- hamster (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 30, 1999.
Yes, I do this sometimes but it requires manual intervention and the goal of my life is not to be a sysadmin for a Y2K discussion forum...
There are some other pure and simple performance issues having to do with a huge lively worldwide discussion on a 5-year-old computer!
-- Philip Greenspun (email@example.com), December 30, 1999.