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Blocking China Bots on Mobile

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Got a osc 2.3 site that has the mobile site app installed.

We are getting hammered by bots with ip's from china.

I tried adding deny ip's to the .htaccess file but it doesn't work for the mobile site which is a folder in the main site structure.

Any ideas ???


If the only tool you have is a hammer, all your problems look like nails

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The blocks in the roots .htaccess file should apply to the sub-directories but there are cases where it does not. If you don't have an .htaccess file in the mobile directory, create one. Then copy all f the deny's to that file.

Instead of continually fighting this, you may want to install view counter addon and enable the country blocking option.

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