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    Unhappy htaccess/banning help please


    I'm pretty uneducated when it comes to utilizing .htaccess.

    I have a few problem users on my website whom I have banned by thier IPs. However, most of these trolls are dialup users.

    With thier IPs I am able to find host names. Two questions:

    1. Are host names static?
    2. Would it be possible to ban via host names using htaccess?

    Thanks for any guidance.
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    1) An IP maybe DNS lookup'able to ONE hostname, just ONE. Conversely, thousands of hostnames can be configured to point to the same IP.

    2) Start here
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    Thanks a lot man.

    I always new there were trolls, but had no idea actually how many there were until I made my forums live.

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