[Mailman-Users] Subscription flood
adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk
Thu May 8 19:14:18 CEST 2014
On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 11:31:14AM -0500, Bill Christensen wrote:
> I've got a problem with one of my lists where it's being flooded
> with spurious subscription requests.
> About 12 hrs ago I switched it to require Admin approval. 500+
> subscription requests - mostly in batches of 5-10 from the same
> address - have come through since then.
> Question 2: Any other suggestions on how to handle this?
I use fail2ban against Mailman's logs (and sometimes rate-limiting
with iptables based on apache logs).
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