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how to use "referral blacklist"?

Topics: Support Request
Jan 5, 2009 at 8:00 AM
Hi! I'm using dasblog 2.2 and since last week I receive a lot referral hits from single IP. How can I block this IP? Putting appropriate IP to Blacklist editbox doesn't block it. May be there is any way to do this?
thanks! Any help is appreciated.
Jan 5, 2009 at 11:48 PM
You could try updating the ip in the "blockedips.config" file in the "SiteConfig" directory of dasBlog.
You could also implemnt the Akismet service, I believe referrals are also vetted there, or you can turn off referrals, they are over rated.

Jan 6, 2009 at 8:39 AM
Thanks! Looks like it works :)
I just add IP in to blockedips.config file.
Feb 24, 2009 at 4:38 PM
Hi again!

Since I'm moving RSS aggregator to google ( I have high activity form feedburner in Referrers tab:
User Agent Hits
FeedBurner/1.0 ( 75
and each day about 60-90 hits. In Aggreagator Activity tab I have about 30 hits from FeedBurner every day. Is this normal?

Thanks a lot!