* ezSpamBotTrap - v3.20070924 * * This script generates a labyrinth * of random e-mail-addresses. * * This script is to free the world * from Spam! Make love not spam! * * This script can be used always for free * and should never be sold and is free for * sharing. Never remove this text. * * ! CAUTION ! * Usage of this script is always on your * own risk! You should always use the script * far away of your main ip/domain. * Spammer may dislike your actions and * try to harm your servers or reputation. * You should also have no limits on traffic. * Spambots are as stupid as their creators * and may spider your pages without ending. * An exit link is created on each page to * hopefully prevent. * Be warned of spam-abuse to your domains * and high traffic-rates! * The author doesnt care. It is all up to * yourself. Theres no liability, no warranty. Package contains 5 files ...readme.txt ...spamtrap.php ...class.ezSpamBotTrap.php ...htaccess-bottrap.txt (traps and redirects bots from one domain to the other with the labyrinth on) ...htaccess-onyourtrapdomain.txt (simulation of static html links like 12345.html) Installation and Setup of the Script... 1. open spamtrap.php and make your settings: $count_pagebrowserlinks = 10; //pagebrowser-size means 10 links on a row $count_maxpages = 1000; //range for virtual-pages is 1000 $count_addresses = 20; //20 emails per page $email_link = TRUE; //output email as link or if false as plain-text 2. save file 3. open htaccess-onyourtrapdomain.txt and edit the domain where to route in case of 404 in last line. 4. save file 5. upload spamtrap.php, htaccess-onyourtrapdomain.txt, class.ezSpamBotTrap.php on your domain where the labyrinth should run on. 6. rename the uploaded file on your domain from htaccess-onyourtrapdomain.txt to .htaccess 7. open htaccess-bottrap.txt and edit the url where to redirect to if a badbot comes along 8. save file 9. upload htaccess-bottrap.txt to the domain you want to protect from bots 10. rename the uploaded file on your domain from htaccess-bottrap.txt to .htaccess ca va... now testing... Testing installation 0. open your website and test what happends- page should load normal... 1. then open your Firefox and enter about:config in the url-line... 2. then enter general.useragent.extra.firefox in the filter-line... 3. rightclick on the item in the listing window below... 4. select edit and change value to badbot2... 5. clear your browser cache and try again to load your website. now you should be redirected successfully to your email-labyrinth Update Botlist... check on the internet for lists of badbots user-agents and add them to your bottrap-server-htaccess-file... ...dont forget to try like discribed above!!! reg-ex may cause difficulties to different installations?! have fun hunting bots and teasing the spammers!