[MediaWiki-l] About $wgEnableDnsBlacklist set to true

Kunal Mehta legoktm at member.fsf.org
Wed Jul 11 18:38:16 UTC 2018


On 07/10/2018 03:27 PM, [[kgh]] wrote:
> Heiya,
> I configured a wiki to use`$wgEnableDnsBlacklist = true;` (also added
> "$wgDnsBlacklistUrls"). So far so good.
> Now I have the situation that a user (with sysop permission) cannot log
> into the wiki because the respective IP-address was blocked. Is there a
> permission or setting, etc. that will allow me to get the user on board
> again without having to disable DNS blacklist checks? It is not the
> "ipblock-exempt" or "proxyunbannable" permissions with the latter not
> available any more anyways.

From my reading of the code in 1.31, it's only supposed to apply to
anonymous users - is it only happening on log in?

As a workaround, you can add the IP address to $wgProxyWhitelist.

-- Legoktm

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