Denial by IP

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Thomas52
2013-06-06
2013-07-03
  • Thomas52

    Thomas52 - 2013-06-06

    Yesterday, after some eye surgery, I hit the wrong key and was "locked out" of my website for a hour or so. I know I can deny hackers or others using the Site Manager "Denial by IP," but is there a way to enter an IP that is NOT to be blocked?

     
  • Gerry Kroll

    Gerry Kroll - 2013-06-06

    In a nutshell: "no".

    The timed access denial is only for an hour and is lifted automatically after that time. It's part of the hacker detection.

    If you want to adjust the time-out, you can do that in "includes/session_spider.php" around line 228.

     
  • Gerry Kroll

    Gerry Kroll - 2013-06-07

    There's no point in implementing a "don't ever deny this IP address". Whenever you re-boot your cable or ADSL modem, you're very likely to get a new IP address. Your apparently static IP address isn't static at all.

    My ISP will reassign IP addresses without my having re-booted the ADSL modem. It all depends on the lease length of the IP address.

     
  • Thomas52

    Thomas52 - 2013-07-02

    No, my IP stays the same for a year or more, but I just had another block for some reason.

     
  • Gerry Kroll

    Gerry Kroll - 2013-07-03

    Did you read my response to your post in the "Discussion" forum?

    There's a bug in PGV that happens when you use the "Back" link on the Edit User page, followed by an attempt to send a message to a user. The bug won't be fixed any time soon. The block only lasts for an hour, and there's a way to avoid the bug in the first place.

    My response tells you how to get around the bug.

     

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