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Security Blocking bad or aggressive bots

Discussion in 'System Administration' started by eva2000, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. pamamolf

    pamamolf Premium Member Premium Member

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    Maybe is time to have a decision about this and add it as default ?

    I would like to see it ready to use as default but with a comment # so if anyone want to use it to just uncomment the include line and restart Nginx.

    So we will avoid the all the custom edits to enable it....

    Thank you :)
     
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  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    you mean ultimate bad blocker version at Security - Nginx Ultimate Bad Block Blocker and not version in 1st post of this thread ? right now decision is the same ultimate bad blocker is up to end users to config as it automates modifications of nginx vhosts in a way Centmin Mod Nginx isn't natively structured to support out of the box which can potentially break Centmin Mod Nginx functionality and ability to restart Nginx if Nginx vhost is broken.

    As there is no way for me to anticipate and guess every possible incorrect auto modification of Nginx vhost and config files by Ultimate Bad Blocker, you have a situation in the future where Ultimate Bad Blocker changed automated modification could break 1000s of Centmin Mod Nginx installs overnight if it was included by default for folks who have no clue how Ultimate Bad Blocker was setup and their got-cha issues.

    Personally, as I am using Cloudflare I don't need to block all bots just ones I don't want via Cloudflare User Agent blocking rules

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  3. EckyBrazzz

    EckyBrazzz Active Member

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    Yeah, that the only thing that you have to change when following the manual, it needs a little update;
     
  4. pamamolf

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    Ok George i got your point !