htaccess deny after X page views? (5 posts)

  1. keeperbay
    Posted 2 years ago #

    The IP hit my site 16,759 times in an hour today and GoDaddy suspended my hosting, because you know - that's My Fault.

    Is there away to deny/block an IP which attempts to view X amount of pages a minute?
    Example if views 20 pages it's blocked for a day.


  2. Pioneer Web Design
    Posted 2 years ago #

    They were likely hammering your site with login attempts...

    Try this plugin:

    Also, when site is up, make sure to scan it - they may have been successful.

  3. keeperbay
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks, I know about the Brute Force Attack. I'm sure that's what's happening.
    I am already using Limit Login Attempts. It is blocking the attempts.
    The site has been scanned, it has not been hacked.

    It's been hit 16,759 times by the IP - which I have blocked and GoDaddy is reinstating my account, but it will happen again with a different IP and around in circles we go.

    So how to I stop an IP from making thousands of requests an hour?
    How do I block an IP after, let's say 20 page views?


  4. Pioneer Web Design
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ask GoDaddy it's their server...


  5. keeperbay
    Posted 2 years ago #

    There several expletives I want to use right now.

    But first let me say Thank You VERY Much!
    And I have a GoDaddy customer service rep sweating bullets at the moment! lol I'll keep you posted!!

    Mwah! xoxo

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