Ban by IP address, unban by name?

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Nicholas the Italian
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Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by Nicholas the Italian » Sun Apr 13, 2008 9:51 am

Hi,
throwing there an idea based on a real problem.

There's a banned user who keeps re-subscribing and invading my board. The problem would probably be solved banning quite a wide range of IP addresses, but if I do there's at least one legit user that results banned too.
Possible solution: an "unban" list by user name, i.e., you can ban any IP you want but if a user is explicitly allowed, that ban doesn't apply to him/her.

What do you think? Is something like this already achievable (thorugh MOD or something like that)?

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Re: Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by Prince of area51 » Sun Apr 13, 2008 10:50 am

I second this because most of users on my board use dial up. This definately be a step in the right direction. Btw nice suggestion :)

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Re: Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by Paul » Sun Apr 13, 2008 10:52 am

Iam prettty sure this is already possible with the exclude function in core.

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Re: Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by Nicholas the Italian » Sun Apr 13, 2008 11:03 am

paulus wrote:Iam prettty sure this is already possible with the exclude function in core.
Looking right now. If it works as I think, it's great but definitely not clear.

[edit] @ Prince: even with ADSL, adresses are dynamic.

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Re: Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by Prince of area51 » Sun Apr 13, 2008 10:50 pm

Yes, they do change with ADSL but the range jumps more for dial up (at least in my case). I had one user connecting with 15+ IP addresses :|

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Re: Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by Black Antitoon » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:57 pm

Prince of area51 wrote:Yes, they do change with ADSL but the range jumps more for dial up (at least in my case). I had one user connecting with 15+ IP addresses :|
Use TROLL MOD. :mrgreen:

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Re: Ban by IP address, unban by name?

Post by igorw » Fri May 02, 2008 12:39 am

Black Antitoon wrote:Use TROLL MOD. :mrgreen:
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