Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by luchtzak » 29 Aug 2019, 19:04

Aviation24.be is currently invaded with a specific crawler, causing high load to the server. Pages are also loading slower than expected. Rest assured that we are putting all our effort in to reduce the server load and to optimize the website ASAP.

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by luchtzak » 30 Aug 2019, 01:53

luchtzak wrote:
29 Aug 2019, 19:04
Aviation24.be is currently invaded with a specific crawler, causing high load to the server. Pages are also loading slower than expected. Rest assured that we are putting all our effort in to reduce the server load and to optimize the website ASAP.
An out-of-control crawler called BLEXBOT opened over 800 sessions in the forums. We have now blocked a series of IP-addresses from our forums. In case you don't have access to the forums, please contact us.

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by luchtzak » 19 Dec 2019, 10:36

Past hour, we are facing a high load issue on the server. The website is hard to reach. Keep you posted!

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by luchtzak » 25 Jan 2020, 11:28

Lots of bot-sessions are opened in the forums, causing a high peak on the server. We are closely monitoring the situation.

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by jan_olieslagers » 26 Jan 2020, 10:31

Webpage was unavailable early this morning, was back again at +/- 9:20 utc

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by luchtzak » 26 Jan 2020, 14:15

jan_olieslagers wrote:
26 Jan 2020, 10:31
Webpage was unavailable early this morning, was back again at +/- 9:20 utc
Only the forums?

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by jan_olieslagers » 26 Jan 2020, 14:35

Sorry, I couldn't say; I only tried search.php?search_id=active_topics, the "active topics", my usual point of entry :)
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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 26 Jan 2020, 14:36

luchtzak wrote:
26 Jan 2020, 14:15
jan_olieslagers wrote:
26 Jan 2020, 10:31
Webpage was unavailable early this morning, was back again at +/- 9:20 utc
Only the forums?
Yesterday and today. Home page usually accessible but hitting "Active Forums" doesn't go through 8 times out of 10.

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by Homo Aeroportus » 26 Jan 2020, 16:07

Quick Links > Active Topics.
5 other attempts in last 90 minutes, all OK.

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Re: Aviation24.be uptime/downtime topic

Post by luchtzak » 27 Jan 2020, 09:50

Tech support message:

There were a number of suspicious requests from IP range 114.119.128.0/18 (Singapore) so we blocked this IP range at your firewall.

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