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Re: [registrars] Whois Server Being Scripted


I've stated working on an open source whois server with an embeded oo
database backend.

the thingy lives at http://whoisd.sourceforge.net no dist yet but the
files are in CVS.

Adding a blacklist or dynamic blacklist is one of the items on the todo

not sure this helps, but though you might find it of interest.


On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Patricio Valdes wrote:

> Does anyone want to share any tips on implemeting some security to prevent
> people from scripting the Whois server? Our Whois is constantly under attack
> by what we believe are automatic scripts created to gather our customers
> information.
> We are currently working on a Win2k Platform and SQL7.
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Patricio Valdes
> Parava Networks

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