Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#1948 closed Task (fixed)

Tracker: review Smartbot filter for Live/Bing

Reported by: vipsoft Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.5 - Piwik 1.5
Component: Core Keywords:
Cc: Sensitive: no


In [3155], we added a filter based on the User-Agent.

However, BadBehaviour continues to release updates based on IP ranges (using CIDR notation), i.e.,


We need to verify that our filter still works.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by matt (mattab)

Maybe, this is a quick fix now that CIDR notation is supported? or maybe we don't really care since it is not an issue and maybe we should not trust badbehavior db anyway!

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by vipsoft (robocoder)

before adding any of the ip ranges used by badbehavior, we'll verify the netblock belongs to Google/Bing/etc

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by vipsoft (robocoder)

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [4784]) fixes #1948 - confirmed these are Microsoft assigned netblocks; should we incubate the BotTracker in #2391 to takeover the smartbot filtering?

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