@endrep0 opened this Issue on March 22nd 2018

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

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

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., or

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

@aloxe commented on October 9th 2020 Contributor

@endrep0 which section is changed by the spammer? I guess if this is one of the 4 last hextets you can exclude the whole block.
this is a common size for an IPv6 allocation.

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