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XF 1.4 How to react to a spammer who change ip ?

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by yoannm57, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. yoannm57

    yoannm57 Member


    How to react to a spammer who change ip, for flood XenForo forums ?

    Ban IP is not efficiency because this user change ip and create multiple accounts (possibly with dynamic ip ? or vpn, proxy, etc.)

    Currently someone fun to remake itself accounts for us spammer.

    Do you have a solution against this type of person and action, a addons, other.. ?

    Kinds Regards,

  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    This is an old posting but much of it remains relevant:


    Is it a human doing the registering?

    XenForo does have an option to consult with "Stop Forum Spam" for new registrations:

    Admin CP -> Home -> Options -> Spam Management -> Stop Forum Spam

    That can help a lot, especially if the offender is attacking other forums as well in which case your detection will benefit from the reports of other forums.
  3. yoannm57

    yoannm57 Member

    Excuse for time to response.

    Thanks you, very much.

    Kind Regards,

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