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all Instagram accounts disabled due to scraping 401s #883

snarfed opened this issue Aug 22, 2019 · 1 comment


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commented Aug 22, 2019

ugh. no idea what's going on. I'll be able to look more when I'm back to a computer on 8/27 ish.

example log:

2019-08-22 14:09:41.002218 I requests.get {}
2019-08-22 14:09:49.718906 W Error 401, response body: u''
2019-08-22 14:09:49.719062 W Disabling source due to: 401 Unauthorized
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/base/data/home/apps/s~brid-gy/background:8.420337248316607855/", line 95, in post
File "/base/data/home/apps/s~brid-gy/background:8.420337248316607855/", line 161, in poll
min_id=source.last_activity_id, cache=cache)
File "/base/data/home/apps/s~brid-gy/background:8.420337248316607855/", line 106, in get_activities_response
return self.gr_source.get_activities_response(*args, **kwargs)
File "/base/data/home/apps/s~brid-gy/background:8.420337248316607855/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/granary/", line 227, in get_activities_response
cookie=cookie, fetch_extras=fetch_replies or fetch_likes, cache=cache)
File "/base/data/home/apps/s~brid-gy/background:8.420337248316607855/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/granary/", line 327, in _scrape
raise requests.HTTPError('401 Unauthorized', response=resp)
HTTPError: 401 Unauthorized
2019-08-22 14:09:49.761869 I Updating kevinmarks (Instagram) /instagram/kevinmarks : {u'status': u'disabled', u'poll_status': u'ok'}
2019-08-22 14:09:49.834292 I Added poll task 2411484001868313675 with args {'countdown': 70608.3496294408}

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commented Aug 30, 2019

fixed, at least temporarily, by scraping with an IG account's sessionid cookie. gory details in #665 (comment).

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