[AG-TECH] Spam sent to room text chat
John I. Quebedeaux, Jr
johnq at lsu.edu
Fri Mar 13 16:31:35 CDT 2009
Saw another spam to the louisiana lobby on Mar 12th, 12:01 date stamp.
How are they doing that?
> From: "Thomas D. Uram" <turam at mcs.anl.gov>
> Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 10:05:16 -0500
> To: "Paul.Kuchar at manchester.ac.uk" <Paul.Kuchar at manchester.ac.uk>
> Cc: ag-tech <ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov>
> Subject: Re: [AG-TECH] Spam sent to room text chat
> I've restarted the server and checked all the rooms for anything
> offensive, and found nothing.
> At the moment, the only way I can think of to combat this problem in
> public rooms is to allow people (non-admins) to clear the chat history.
> On 3/12/09 7:01 AM, Paul Kuchar wrote:
>> Hi Natalia,
>> We had to kill the Jabber on our venue servers this morning.
>> We are currently looking at a way of deploying our own Jabber servers, but it
>> is not straightforward.
>> Paul Kuchar
>> AGSC, Collaborative Working Developments
>> Research Computing Services
>> Room 73A, Devonshire House
>> University of Manchester, M13 9PL,
>> United Kingdom
>> t: +44(0)161-275 0668
>> f: +44(0)161-275 6120
>> e: Paul.Kuchar at manchester.ac.uk
>> w: http://www.rcs.manchester.ac.uk/about/people/kuchar
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ag-tech-bounces at lists.mcs.anl.gov
>> [mailto:ag-tech-bounces at lists.mcs.anl.gov] On Behalf Of Natalia Costas Lago
>> Sent: 12 March 2009 11:44
>> To: ag-tech
>> Subject: [AG-TECH] Spam sent to room text chat
>> Dear all,
>> We received porn and ads to the text chat in our Venue Server Lobby
>> room. I have checked the jabber server the venue client uses is the following
>> "VenueServer.textHost" : 'jabber.mcs.anl.gov',
>> I wonder if there are some documents that explain how to deploy our own
>> jabber server. Or at least a way an admin can add some filters to
>> avoid non allowed IP addresses send messages.
>> Thanking you in advance.
>> Kind regards,
>> Natalia Costas Lago
>> Técnico de Comunicaciones - Dpto. de Comunicaciones
>> Centro de Supercomputacion de Galicia (CESGA)
>> Avenida de Vigo, s/n (Campus Sur)
>> 15705 Santiago de Compostela - SPAIN
>> E-mail: natalia at cesga.es
>> Tel: +34 981 56 98 10 (ext. 237)
>> Fax: +34 981 59 46 16
>> Web: http://www.cesga.es/
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