Captcha challenge blocking crawler bots?


My site is being ddos, and I just implemented a firewall rule :

(not http.user_agent contains “kokoko”)

In my case if user agent doesn’t contain “kokoko”, it displays a captcha.

My question is, would this rule block the crawler/indexing bots like Google bots?



:wave: @Kaylor7

Only if they aren’t using the user agent kokoko. If you wanted to allow Good Bots when they would otherwise be blocked by a firewall rule you need to have a rule set up to do just that.

– OG

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