Upcoming downtime
#1
MyBB Stuff will be experiencing some brief downtime tomorrow, Sunday 8th December. This downtime is a result of my moving the site onto a different server in order to implement more aggressive blocking of bots and bad traffic.

I cannot say how long this downtime will last, but I will try to keep it brief.
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#2
Great news Happy Maybe you can also try to block some certain IP's or even countries?
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#3
That's exactly the plan. The site is currently on a shared host, but it'll be moving to my VPS where I can control that type of thing far more easily. I'll also be able to monitor traffic far more easily.
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#4
Ah, that's great. If it's not a secret where did you get VPS? WebFaction?
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#5
It's from Nimbus Hosting here in the UK. They do a top notch job Happy
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#6
And the upgrade is now complete. Hopefully I'll be able to crack down on bots and spammers much more effectively now.

EDIT: Also re-enabled registrations, leading us to be hit with quite a large number of registrations. I've been watching the logs and filtering what I can, but here's a peek at what we've been receiving over the last hour or so:

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#7
I've never heard for theme before, but they look confidentially. Seems like they're registering again, but in to so big number as before.
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#8
Yep, looks like we received a couple over the course of the day once again.
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#9
They're leading again. I think I've some idea for plugin, to prevent at least spam for posting.
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#10
Spamalyser's doing a pretty job at stopping them posting. I also have some ideas for a plugin to list all suspected spammers and their IP addresses in order to block them.
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