Opened 6 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#8070 closed task (fixed)

Use a captcha for trac registrations

Reported by: igloo Owned by: hvr
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: Trac & Git Version:
Keywords: trac admin Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
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Description

Use a captcha for trac registrations.

These all seem to be 0.11-only:

so the simplest answer might be recaptcha, although I believe that needs to be set up to be associated with a Google account:

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by igloo

Type: bugtask

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by hvr

IMO, the better long-term solution would be to use trac:SpamFilter#SpamFilterandAccountManager, however that would probably require Trac 1.x

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by igloo

Milestone: 7.8.1

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by thoughtpolice

Owner: set to hvr

Herbert, you're the expert here. Let me know what you think should be done.

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by hvr

Keywords: trac admin added

comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by hvr

Component: NoneTrac & Git

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by thoughtpolice

Milestone: 7.8.3
Version: 7.6.3

comment:8 Changed 5 years ago by hvr

Fyi, right now we have a simple text-based algebraic expression captcha in place which seems to keep off spammers for now...

comment:9 Changed 5 years ago by thomie

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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