Thread: Miscellaneous Hacks - Disable User Lockout Emails
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Old 24 Mar 2015, 19:34
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Originally Posted by kh99 View Post
I started to add that, then decided it would be better to write records to a db table and send a summary, like once an hour. But of course I got sidetracked. Maybe i'll just go back and add an alternate email address.
The DB entries might be interesting for generating ban lists, etc.

Depending on how much invalid login attempts are going on, the email route could generate a lot of email traffic. However, if its pretty quiet an occasional email would be just fine.

Still, some mechanism should be in place to keep admins aware if bots are constantly trying to login, so that we can react accordingly (more IP bans, etc)

Thank you again!
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