redirect IP address to external URL?

Rho Delta

Well-known member
Is this possible? I have some trolls that I want to send to another website instead of just IP banning them.

Chris D

XenForo developer
Staff member
Discourage their IP.

It does random redirects along with other amusing things. Hopefully they'll get bored.


Well-known member
The alternative may be to create an add-on using the init_dependencies hook that checks visiting IPs and redirects them.

Something like this you may wish to do on a server level though, that way the IP is redirected immediately, before even coming into contact with XenForo.

Brandon Sheley

Well-known member
Something like this would work via htaccess..

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_ADDR}
RewriteRule ^.*$ /something.php [F]
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_ADDR}
RewriteRule ^.*$ /something_else.php [F]