[Operators] ejabberd CAPTCHA

Fabio Forno fabio.forno at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 14:39:54 CDT 2009


On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 9:31 PM, Peter Saint-Andre<stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> I think that
>> part of that flood was coming from our server too, since yesterday we
>> had a bot registering accounts. We blocked it in few minutes, but it
>> was able send a bulk of messages. In ejabberd there is an option for
>> limiting the number of registrations per IP, the problem is that in
>> our case almost all the clients are natted in large networks
>
> Yes, that is a challenge. :(

Yep, I think that IP based limiting is the standard in all servers,
but this is a non option if you target mobile clients. The only
solution is using captchas or some external method (as we are going to
do now)

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Fabio Forno, Ph.D.
Ooros srl
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