@endrep0 opened this Issue on March 22nd 2018

Excluded IPs list only accepts IPv6 wildcards if they are in this format:
aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:*
aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:*:*

You currently cannot put wildcards in the beginning or middle. These are not accepted
aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:*:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa
*:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa

I need this feature because a referrer spammer's IPv6 address has a pattern in the middle.
(They could be spoofed IPv6s, not sure.)

IPv6 like the above cannot be added because the form on the "Global websites settings" rejects them with what I think is client side validation.
The messages look like this:
"The IP to exclude "aaaa:aaaa:aaaa::aaaa:aaaa:aaaa:aaaa" does not have a valid IP format (eg. 1.2.3.4, 1.2.3., or 1.2.3.4/5).

It is possible that the backend could handle them already - no idea.

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