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--></style></head><body bgcolor=white lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Hmmm&#8230;  I can&#8217;t load an archive at the URL you gave.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Here are three suggestions.  If either look good, get back and I can discuss further how to implement:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraph style='margin-left:54.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>a)<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Turn off registration and do a nightly update of user records from your institutional HR system.  You&#8217;ll need to talk to IT or HR to find out how to get a nightly list of academic usernames.  You can even authenticate against your LDAP server if you take this option.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraph style='margin-left:54.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>b)<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Only allow people within certain email domains to register for accounts.  E.g. <a href="mailto:*@unina.it">*@unina.it</a> and <a href="mailto:*@gmail.com">*@gmail.com</a> could be allowed<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraph style='margin-left:54.0pt;text-indent:-18.0pt;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>c)<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Turn off registration and create accounts for people by hand (depends on your use-cases, but sometimes this is a viable option)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Regards<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>--<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Adam<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0cm 0cm 0cm'><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri;color:black'>From: </span></b><span style='font-family:Calibri;color:black'>&lt;eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk&gt; on behalf of Alfredo Cosco &lt;alfredo.cosco@gmail.com&gt;<br><b>Reply-To: </b>&lt;eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk&gt;<br><b>Date: </b>Wednesday, 3 January 2018 13:34<br><b>To: </b>&lt;eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk&gt;<br><b>Subject: </b>[EP-tech] Archive under attack, security issue<o:p></o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>Hello,<o:p></o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>it's some days that one of my archives is under a flood of fake registrations.<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>I activated a re-captcha plug-in but nothing changed.<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>The Archive is: <a href="http://www.rmaos.unina.it">http://www.rmaos.unina.it</a><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>How can I stop this?<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>I need help<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>Thanks,<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>Alfredo<o:p></o:p></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:36.0pt'>*** Options: http://mailman.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/eprints-tech *** Archive: http://www.eprints.org/tech.php/ *** EPrints community wiki: http://wiki.eprints.org/ *** EPrints developers Forum: http://forum.eprints.org/ <o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>