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Quote from: landyvlad on January 26, 2018, 11:19:25 AMWould this impact the number of dodgy types sneaking past the mod and ending up in the 'requires approval' queue? Because since the 2.0.15 upgrade that has gone up significantly.
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Quote from: barrypoore on October 19, 2018, 10:19:18 AMHi,I am trying to fix a website which has the forum on but are encountering an error. This error seems to only be on php7.2, when I go back to 5.6 the error is gone, could you please advise as 5.6 has now been dropped from the host and this is a very very active forum, thank you.I only get this error when logged out and on the home page, the site is currently on my local server, the error is:Too few arguments to function httpBL_look_for_empty_ip(), 0 passed in /xxx/xxx/xxx/xxx/xxx/docroot/KNEEtalk/sources/httpBL_Subs.php on line 680 and exactly 1 expected
$ip = httpBL_look_for_empty_ip($ip);
Quote from: landyvlad on December 03, 2018, 11:11:54 PMRecently (last month or so) I have been getting a LOT of spammers attempting to register.I'm wondering how these are ending up in the "Stop Spammer" mod's 'require approval' queue, rather than getting bounced earlier by httpBL and I never see them? Most are flagged by both email and IP as spammers. This can easily be a 10+ a day though, so even managing that is tedious. Usual core forum anti spam features in use - 15 'security questions' with three correct answers needed.Any advice around this would be most welcome. Thanks.
Quote from: Illori on December 04, 2018, 05:05:20 AMhttpBL stops them from registering completely.
Quote from: SugarD-x on December 04, 2018, 03:54:16 AMIf I were you, I'd use this and StopSpammer in conjunction with a few other security mods or methods. Personally on my heavier forums, I'll mix those two with at least ReCaptcha and Bot Buster. More prevention methods and additional databases being used to catch and block the spammers tends to help as long as they are properly managed and don't conflict.
Quote from: landyvlad on December 17, 2018, 04:58:56 AMQuote from: Illori on December 04, 2018, 05:05:20 AMhttpBL stops them from registering completely. Yes I understand that's the theory but the problem is getting worse by the week despite having changed security questions etc.So httpBL seems to be missing quite a few.Quote from: SugarD-x on December 04, 2018, 03:54:16 AMIf I were you, I'd use this and StopSpammer in conjunction with a few other security mods or methods. Personally on my heavier forums, I'll mix those two with at least ReCaptcha and Bot Buster. More prevention methods and additional databases being used to catch and block the spammers tends to help as long as they are properly managed and don't conflict.bot buster as in https://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=1599 ?ReCaptcha as in https://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=1044 ?others?
Quote from: MartiMedia on January 20, 2019, 02:18:07 PMHi @snoopy_virtual , I've used the httpbl with a lot of success, great mod, thanx for making that available to us! I have one question:I see a lot of errors in the log, with the following description:'Cannot check. IP not normal. Allowed to pass'What does that mean? Is any action required? And if not: how to disable these messages to flood the logs?I can code a bit PHP, but I could use need a hint where to look.. Cheers,Marti
Quote from: MartiMedia on January 21, 2019, 01:24:19 PMThanx @SugarD-x , I'm talking about the httbl error log.. In the httpbl mod page (in the admin console) it shows:'Mod httpBL is ON, it is up-to-date and the connection with HoneyPot is perfect.'I thought it may have to do with guests trying to register with a hidden ip (from a VPN for example)..Anyway I'd like to get rid of those errors, so they don't flood my log, which help to analyse other less frequent messages (hard to spot now).Unless the 'Cannot check. IP not normal. Allowed to pass' is an error I have to take action upon of course ;-)