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A simple Django app which implements blacklists

Project description

This application provide simple blacklist logic for django projects. You can block specific IP-addresses and User Agents for accessing specific page or view-name per HTTP-method. Also, you can configure rules to block users automatically after N requests per datetime.timedelta() and notify site managers about clients which have been blocked!

Quick start

  1. Add “blacklist” to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this:

    INSTALLED_APPS = (
        ...
        'blacklist',
    )
    
  2. Run python manage.py migrate to create the blacklists models.

  3. Use blacklisting decorator for views which needs blacklisting logic like this:

    from blacklist.utils import blacklisting
    
    urlpatterns = (
        url(r'^view/$', blacklisting(log_requests=True)(my_view), name='log'),
    )
    
  4. Configure AUTO_BLOCKING_RULES setting in your settings.py for auto-blocking logic:

    AUTO_BLOCKING_RULES = (
        {
            'RULE': {
                'ip': '.*',
            },
            'PERIOD': datetime.timedelta(days=1),
            'BLOCK_AFTER': 10,
            'ENABLED': True,
            'PROPOSAL': True,
            'NOTIFY': (
                ('Mikhail Nacharov', 'mnach@ya.ru'),
            )
        },
    )
    
And call blacklist.models.RequestLog.objects.create_blocking_rules() periodically to create BlockRules. Please use cron via django-cronjobs or setup django-celery for this purpose.

5. If you need email notification configure django email settings as described in https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.8/topics/email/. If you want to send users site where blocking rules have been created you also need to enable and configure django site framework: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.8/ref/contrib/sites/

Requirements

This package is compatible with Django 1.7 and 1.8 and can be ran on python 2.7 and higher.

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