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IP Blocked

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Post by towwire » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:59 pm

When an IP address is going to be blocked is there any way the for forum can show it when you login to the forum? I was just blocked and did not fine out about until I wanted to summit a long post that I just did. I'm one of those who is slow at typing and it was a long post for me, which for some reason I lost over this.. My computer is normally running for months but lately I been trying things so have been rebooting.

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Re: IP Blocked

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Post by skidoo » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:21 pm

"blocked" ?
What really happened, exactly?

FWIW, here and at other forums, I've encountered timed-out login session when attempting to post but I've never seen "blocked".

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Re: IP Blocked

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Post by richb » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:39 pm

Not sure we can do anything about the timing.

Spamhaus is part of the Forum software and automatically blocks listed spam IP's. tomwire is NOT a spammer but the IP appeared on a Spamhaus list.
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Re: IP Blocked

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Post by towwire » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:51 pm

skidoo wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:21 pm
"blocked" ?
What really happened, exactly?

FWIW, here and at other forums, I've encountered timed-out login session when attempting to post but I've never seen "blocked".
I was trying something and rebooted my computer it didn't help. On restart the VPN gave me another IP. That's all that happen. I normally have the forum up and watch the posts but only login when I want to reply to something.

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Re: IP Blocked

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Post by skidoo » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:01 pm

towwire and richb both, thanks for explaining

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Re: IP Blocked

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Post by richb » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:05 pm

VPN's can cause this issue. If your VPN is using shared IP's a spammer may be using the same IP address. Some VPN' services provide a dedicated VPN.
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