Re: Problems again

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Apologies all, we seem to be having an insane amount of requests today (500K, 10 million for the week), which is surely inorganic web-traffic of which our server and DNS is struggling to cope with.

I have installed Cloudflare DDOS protection as a temporary measure as a quick-fix, unfortunately you will from time to time have to complete a CAPTCHA check.

Re: Problems again

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Jack wrote:Apologies all, we seem to be having an insane amount of requests today (500K, 10 million for the week), which is surely inorganic web-traffic of which our server and DNS is struggling to cope with.

I have installed Cloudflare DDOS protection as a temporary measure as a quick-fix, unfortunately you will from time to time have to complete a CAPTCHA check.

I know you are trying your best Jack. Good luck as it is very frustrating for us all. Question - what on earth is inorganic web traffic? Is that IT speak for a malicious attack?

Re: Problems again

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pembsexile wrote:
Jack wrote:Apologies all, we seem to be having an insane amount of requests today (500K, 10 million for the week), which is surely inorganic web-traffic of which our server and DNS is struggling to cope with.

I have installed Cloudflare DDOS protection as a temporary measure as a quick-fix, unfortunately you will from time to time have to complete a CAPTCHA check.

I know you are trying your best Jack. Good luck as it is very frustrating for us all. Question - what on earth is inorganic web traffic? Is that IT speak for a malicious attack?
Likely is a malicious attack.

We're popular, surprisingly popular. But not 10 million hits a week popular.

I've reigned in the security measures now in the hope that we're out of it. No more boats and planes...

Re: Problems again

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Jack wrote:
pembsexile wrote:
Jack wrote:Apologies all, we seem to be having an insane amount of requests today (500K, 10 million for the week), which is surely inorganic web-traffic of which our server and DNS is struggling to cope with.

I have installed Cloudflare DDOS protection as a temporary measure as a quick-fix, unfortunately you will from time to time have to complete a CAPTCHA check.

I know you are trying your best Jack. Good luck as it is very frustrating for us all. Question - what on earth is inorganic web traffic? Is that IT speak for a malicious attack?
Likely is a malicious attack.

We're popular, surprisingly popular. But not 10 million hits a week popular.

I've reigned in the security measures now in the hope that we're out of it. No more boats and planes...
Add a few trains and you've got a good bert bacharach song.