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Ban IP?

 
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Is this feature going to be available? It would be nice to be able to stop banned users from re-registering under different names.
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Well....and what if the user has a dynamic ip? (as most users have)

Do you want to ban an whole ISP?
[originally posted on jforum.net by Anime-Otaku]
 
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Why not? I've found it extremely effective to temporarily ban a small subnet for a period of time when you have a pesky kid with too much time on their hands. Of course, first I verify existing users won't be affected (usually no problem). Once they've given up, I'll later remove the ban.

IP/subnet based bans are very helpful when dealing with lots of users, where many might not be so nice. Email addresses are a dime a dozen, so IP bans are more effective at controlling things.

Sure, you could say use your firewall, but it's also nice to have the forums tell them they're banned, and if they think they've been blocked from the site by mistake, to contact an admin/moderator, as opposed to just dropping their packets. I think this is a fair request for the TODO list.

-Alex
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Sure. Please register it at http://www.jforum.net/jira

Thanks.
Rafael
[originally posted on jforum.net by Rafael Steil]
 
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