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Re: Unreliable site

Post by PTRACER » 2 months ago

Latest post of the previous page:

Thing is, we have plenty of bandwidth and hard drive space so I am not sure why that is appearing.
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Post by PTRACER » 2 months ago

This is what the logs say, which is weird, because all I did was change the URL of some JPGs. I don't think this would cause that error. Maybe someone tried to 'attack' the CPDB? Or maybe I need to add login protection to the site again?

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Post by Picci » 2 months ago

Seems to be working well today..

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Post by PTRACER » 2 months ago

I found out the cause...Someone from Germany decided to do a complete download of the CPdB using a program called SiteSucker. All 7GB of it. It basically overloaded the server. I need to put some additional protection in place to stop this happening again.

I have already banned that IP Address.
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Post by Michael Ferner » 2 months ago

PTRACER wrote:
2 months ago
...Someone from Germany ...
Wasn't me. :suspicious: Honest. :angelic:
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Post by jimclark » 2 months ago

Michael Ferner wrote:
2 months ago
PTRACER wrote:
2 months ago
...Someone from Germany ...
Wasn't me. :suspicious: Honest. :angelic:
Liar !!! :omg:
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Post by hollie3sa » 2 months ago

jimclark wrote:
2 months ago
Michael Ferner wrote:
2 months ago
PTRACER wrote:
2 months ago
...Someone from Germany ...
Wasn't me. :suspicious: Honest. :angelic:
Liar !!! :omg:
Don't let @Michael Ferner fool you. He's from that beer town.

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