[vlc-devel] ModSecurity

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Mar 28 19:12:39 CEST 2011

Le lundi 28 mars 2011 12:46:52 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
>  - the number of spammers has lowered that much on the forum (less than
>    10 in the last 4 days), that I reactivated the post-without-moderation
>    for new users
>  - I haven't deleted anything in the wiki since the 23rd
>  - I haven't seen trac spams since.

I have seen one.

> However, this will not block all manual chinese spam, but well...
> The bad:
>  - the modsecurity takes a lot of RAM in the apache2 processes, this is
>    highly annoying. I lowered the numbers of MaxClients of apache2, to
>    try to lower a bit this issue.

And forum is slow to death. Therefore the traffic is lower than normal, 
invalidating your statistics on spam reduction.

No, I don't have a silver bullet.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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