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digitalmemester Group: Member - Total Posts: 3
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API disabled?
Posted on: 12/04/16 05:14PM
I attempted to access the api today and i got the error ""API temporarily disabled", what happened?

Jerl Group: Administrator's Pet - Total Posts: 4080
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Posted on: 12/04/16 05:57PM
Someone using a bot to scrape the site managed to make enough search queries to bring the search system down, so we've disabled the API temporarily until we have solution.

digitalmemester Group: Member - Total Posts: 3
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Posted on: 12/04/16 05:59PM
Jerl said:
Someone using a bot to scrape the site managed to make enough search queries to bring the search system down, so we've disabled the API temporarily until we have solution.

any idea what the bot was querying?

Jerl Group: Administrator's Pet - Total Posts: 4080
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Posted on: 12/04/16 07:00PM
I don't, but Lozer might. Sounded like it was performing tons of tag searches.

digitalmemester Group: Member - Total Posts: 3
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Posted on: 12/04/16 07:29PM
can i do @lozer?
lol nvm that didnt work

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