To all of the SC football fans in China, Russia, Ukraine,...

To all of the SC football fans in China, Russia, Ukraine,...

Postby SF Band dad » Tue May 14, 2013 11:27 pm

In late April I noticed an up-tick in our pageview count, at the rate we were growing I was sure that we would have to upgrade to a paid hosting plan in May. The free membership here on Forumatic allows up to 30,000 pageviews a month, a rate of about 1000 per day which is indicated with the dashed red line.

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Then I noticed something odd at the bottom of the Index page: Most users ever online was 74 on Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:07 am
Huh? 74 online at 2:07 am? I started paying attention to all of the guests that were viewing the site, I started checking their IP addresses. I quickly discovered that a large portion of our traffic was coming from foreign websites. I found that there are multiple websites out there dedicated to tracking, reporting and blocking these scans from spammers and data harvesters. I started banning individual IP addresses, but quickly realized that another computer in the same range would be along shortly. I started banning entire blocks of ISP addresses once I was sure they were somewhere overseas and were associated with known spammers and harvesters.

So, if you are in China, Russia, Ukraine, France, Indonesia,....and you can't view this site, I apologize. But it looks like we won't have to upgrade our membership just yet. I just checked the count and we're again running between 400-500 hits per day. :D

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Re: To all of the SC football fans in China, Russia, Ukraine

Postby cavaliereagle » Thu May 16, 2013 9:14 pm

:idea: How do you understand these puters so well? :?
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Re: To all of the SC football fans in China, Russia, Ukraine

Postby Beaudiddley » Fri May 17, 2013 11:42 am

cavaliereagle wrote::idea: How do you understand these puters so well? :?


Most golfers do......
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Re: To all of the SC football fans in China, Russia, Ukraine

Postby SF Band dad » Tue May 21, 2013 6:42 am

cavaliereagle wrote::idea: How do you understand these puters so well? :?

Old Engineer, computer geek. :ugeek:
But I now have to call my stepson over to fix some of the new stuff. :oops:

Through May 19 - 10,919 pageviews
575 per day on average.

Unless something crazy happens we're good-to-go for May. :)
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Re: To all of the SC football fans in China, Russia, Ukraine

Postby osceola1 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:44 pm

If they can't see the site, then how did they just read your post?? :lol: :lol:
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