BazQux Reader Community

DDos protection on rss feeds

For example this feed is not upgrading since Jan 23:

I reckon they started protecting it around that time, its’ protected by

Yes, it returns “403 Forbidden” by ddos guard. You could ask them to whitelist their RSS feeds or whitelist User-Agent “BazQux”.

Is there nothing what could be done on your side?

Perhaps I could ask ddos guard to whitelist my servers (I did it for CloudFlare, but some CloudFlare sites still block RSS feeds) but I don’t think that they will answer soon (if at all). Better to mail

Well i wrote to them, but most likely nothing will happen, they didn’t even know that there is protection on the rss :smiley: