[ic] How to reset Robotlimit

Mike Heins mikeh at endpoint.com
Mon Mar 7 00:45:16 UTC 2016

Quoting Gert van der Spoel (gert at 3edge.com):
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> > users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Steve Bronson
> > Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2016 20:39
> > To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> > Subject: [ic] How to reset Robotlimit
> > 
> > I How do I reset the RobotLimit so I can view my own website?
> > 
> > This is the message I'm getting with firefox browser:
> > 
> > Too many new ID assignments for this IP address. Please wait at least 24
> > hours before trying again. Only waiting that period will allow access.
> > Terminating.
> > 
> Some info on the RobotLimit directive:
> http://www.icdevgroup.org/docs/confs/RobotLimit.html   
> Likely set in your catalog.cfg ... You can up the limit and restart IC to take effect.
> This would probably temporarily solve the problem.
> You can also set it to 0, I believe that bypasses the whole RobotLimit feature (not advisable for permanent use).
> You'd also need to revert the lockout command that was used to lock you out:
> http://docs.icdevgroup.org/cgi-bin/online/confs/LockoutCommand.html
> Depending on what was done (change in iptables? Updated htaccess etc) that would need to be reverted to lift the block.
> Then there is a way to bypass getting locked out using the 'Lockout' Specialsub:
> http://docs.icdevgroup.org/cgi-bin/online/confs/SpecialSub.html

Or brute force:

	rm -rf tmp/addr_ctr/

Mike Heins
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