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IP Address filter not working

Topics: Business Logic Layer
Mar 21, 2010 at 2:44 PM

Hi All,

I've tried blocking one particular spammers IP address and the filter just ignores it and let's it through.  I'm using version 1.6 of BE.  I've started to block the website url but it'd be nice if the IP block worked.



Mar 21, 2010 at 6:02 PM

You probably have a rule that overrides this filter. For example, that user already have number of approved comments.

Mar 21, 2010 at 6:06 PM

hmmm.  How can I see those other rules?  If they are approved it's because they've slipped through and I want to rectify that.

Mar 21, 2010 at 7:51 PM

It's looking for comments with same IP or email in the inbox. You can filter on IP by clicking IP link in the comment list. If you have lots of comments and it is hard to find, click any and then change IP in the address bar and hit enter.

Mar 21, 2010 at 8:05 PM

I'm not seeing any that have been approved, but maybe this time I got them all.  I'll watch for a couple of days and then let you know if I have further problems.  Thanks so much for responding quickly.