Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#363 new enhancement

Spammed Mediawiki cleanup docs

Reported by: adehnert Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: autoinstallers Keywords: docs, mediawiki
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Description (last modified by adehnert)

We should have a FAQ entry on how to clean up a spammed Mediawiki. It's a little poor that we don't (I think) have a good stock entry, given how many people we're emailing about their spammed mediawiki.

The key things to cover are:

  • How to prevent spam from reoccurring --- probably at least one of
  • How to remove already-extant spam --- conceivable options include:
    • delete all pages not linked recursively from home page
    • delete all pages created in the last one year
    • delete pages not created by one of some list of users
    • ...

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by adehnert

One user wrote: "If you can suggest a solution, I will appreciate. (For example delete all pages not linked recursively from home page, or delete all pages created in the last one year). I have no idea how to delete the spammed pages. Thanks" (2012-09-25, to scripts-root and sql-acl)

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by adehnert

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comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by adehnert

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