[tex-live] Still troubles when trying to reach some pages of tug/texlive site

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Tue Feb 13 07:25:34 CET 2018

Le 13/02/18 à 00h17, Karl Berry a écrit :

> It seems the fail2ban rate-limiting options I put in weeks ago, after
> Denis's first report, didn't actually override the
> defaults. Sigh. I've simply disabled the rate limiting inside /svn/
> for now, since I have no energy to debug it.

I can understand. Anyway, seems to work nicely this morning: thanks!

> Of course I would not have bothered to spend^Wwaste my time setting it
> up in the first place if the server had not been adversely affected by
> crawlers in defiance of robots.txt. Whenever I look at the logs,
> useless bots are almost all I see, and the big source repository takes
> a lot more resources to serve to them than anything else. Oh well,
> will look at it again when I have to. -k

I sympathize very much with you!

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