[ic] How to reset Robotlimit
mikeh at endpoint.com
Mon Mar 7 00:51:24 UTC 2016
Quoting Mike Heins (mikeh at endpoint.com):
> 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/
I've done this in crontab for particular ip addresses (in this case 184.108.40.206/24):
*/5 * * * * rm -rf /var/lib/interchange/strap/tmp/addr_ctr/8/8/8_8_8_*
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