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Add Rack::Attack #2244

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kevinrobinson commented Nov 17, 2018

Who is this PR for?

students, families

What does this PR do?

Adds more layers of defense against attacks from attack bots, mostly throttling repeated login requests.


Which features or pages does this PR touch?

  • Core

Does this PR use tests to help verify we can deploy these changes quickly and confidently?

  • Included specs for changes
  • Manual testing made more sense here

This code will run locally and in tests, but production config is a bit different. Will deploy this to demo first and then roll out after that.


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studentinsights-bot commented Nov 17, 2018

@kevinrobinson, this looks like it might be worth double-checking! @kevinrobinson might be able to help.

@kevinrobinson kevinrobinson force-pushed the feature/rack-attack branch from 3417040 to 6f34b9c Nov 17, 2018

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kevinrobinson commented Nov 17, 2018


@kevinrobinson kevinrobinson merged commit 7e7d322 into master Nov 17, 2018

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