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Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 29 Mar 2015, 21:32
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
This functionality is not yet part of the...

This functionality is not yet part of the "mainstream" module. It is something I added to the module installed on my forum and sent the changes back to the developer of the mod. I am sure he will add...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 19 Mar 2015, 22:27
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
honestly, I don't know yet. for now I let it...

honestly, I don't know yet. for now I let it coast and see where that goes. if I find the energy and time to implement a binary search then that would still be LOTS faster than any DB search....
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 19 Mar 2015, 22:14
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Right now I have the blocked IPs in the default...

Right now I have the blocked IPs in the default blocked IP list. *I* am a fan of using standard facilities unless there is a need not to, so for now I see no reason not to keep the list of IPs in the...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 18 Mar 2015, 23:30
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Added another feature to this mod: Now it does...

Added another feature to this mod: Now it does add the spammers IP address to the list of banned IPs. That way the first time they try to register is also their last time. Since that list could...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 17 Mar 2015, 17:43
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By apleschu
Thank you for the pointer, Much appreciated. That...

Thank you for the pointer, Much appreciated. That gives me something to start looking.

--------------- Added 1426622022 at 1426622022 ---------------

AND ... it works. Now, if those suckers...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 17 Mar 2015, 16:44
Replies: 1,217
Views: 254,778
Posted By apleschu
we are using lighttpd instead of the bloated...

we are using lighttpd instead of the bloated apache. Any chance of supporting that?
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 17 Mar 2015, 16:33
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By apleschu
Where are the banned IP addresses stored?

I have extended the spambot blocker a little bit so that it creates a log of who and when was blocked and from what IP address they came. Today I had the idea that it might be a good idea to...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 05 Mar 2015, 23:58
Replies: 151
Administrative and Maintenance Tools AdminCP Firewall ~ Protect your AdminCP!
Views: 61,130
Posted By apleschu
Is this mod IPv6 aware and safe?

Is this mod IPv6 aware and safe?
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 05 Mar 2015, 23:52
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Spammers log derived from Spambot blocker

I have added a little bit of functionality to spambot blocker. Mainly it is to write all the attempts of spambots trying to register into a log, well, actually a DB table, so that those attempts can...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 05 Mar 2015, 23:41
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By apleschu
Could not agree more. If you KNOW somebody...

Could not agree more. If you KNOW somebody registered with a fake email, delete them! Thats what I do. On all my forums I have one iron rule: You got to have a valid email address registered with the...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 03 Mar 2015, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By apleschu
Holy shit this is scary if this really works, one...

Holy shit this is scary if this really works, one good thing is that it only seems to work if you are a legitimate user of the forum. I tried to recreate, but was unable. That does not mean it does...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 02 Mar 2015, 18:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,802
Posted By apleschu
vBulletin and IPv6

Out of the box, believe it or not, the developers of vBulletin do not seem to have any idea about IPv6 or the fact that we are using it already all over the world or that some folks need to or prefer...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 25 Feb 2015, 19:30
Replies: 325
Views: 59,532
Posted By apleschu
I am using this mod on our site and so far it...

I am using this mod on our site and so far it works nicely for what I have used, which is basically just default plain old static HTML and php pages.

Does anybody have an example on how to access...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 25 Feb 2015, 13:32
Replies: 15
Administrative and Maintenance Tools vB Spam Assassin
Views: 7,010
Posted By apleschu
This mod sounds interesting. Q: does it...

This mod sounds interesting.

Q: does it have the ability to log all registration attempts? I am currently using a modified version of Spambot Blocker and the version I have logs all registration...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 20:52
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
I'll take this offline, PM sent.

I'll take this offline, PM sent.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 20:25
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Apparently you did not read the multithreaded...

Apparently you did not read the multithreaded comment.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 20:24
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
You are cutting off users shorter than 2 minutes?...

You are cutting off users shorter than 2 minutes? Your users must be way more intelligent and faster than the average user out there. Anyway, I am done discussing this particular issue.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 20:20
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Why do we have to discuss this? Seriously, If *I*...

Why do we have to discuss this? Seriously, If *I* would be a spambot programmer I would make my input to look like a very slow user, say fill the form between 1.5 and 2 minutes. Done. You can never...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 20:18
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Because he specifically asks not to be PM'ed and...

Because he specifically asks not to be PM'ed and I honor this wish.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 20:11
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
I have been programming for SO many years before...

I have been programming for SO many years before I quit being actively involved in code I can tell you from my own knowledge and experience, THAT change is not only simple, its trivial. It may not be...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 18:26
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
I am certain for now this is precisely what...

I am certain for now this is precisely what happens, until there are enough sites where they are starting to investigate why they no longer can register as they 'used to'. The whole spam, anti spam...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 13:52
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Hi Kevin, Thanks for answering quickly. What a...

Hi Kevin, Thanks for answering quickly. What a pleasant surprise.

Now what I mean with when the spambots have learned to deal with that is that after a while I am pretty certain spambots will...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 23 Feb 2015, 13:08
Replies: 499
Views: 141,779
Posted By apleschu
Is there a way to get the time the Bot used into...

Is there a way to get the time the Bot used into the notification? I believe that is another important piece of information, if nothing else to find out if spambot learned to deal with it (at some...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 02 Oct 2014, 18:49
Replies: 8,781
Chat Modifications MGC Chatbox Evo
Views: 2,263,180
Posted By apleschu
like it, but problem in a dark skin

the chatbox is nice and out users like it, but on a dark skin the input becomes black text on a black background. Not exactly easy to read.

Any hint what I can change ?
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Styles 30 Sep 2014, 14:38
Replies: 269
Views: 111,855
Posted By apleschu
I really like this style, but on 4.2.2 pl1 the...

I really like this style, but on 4.2.2 pl1 the nabber is unusable. too bad, I would have loved to use it
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