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Add Rack::Attack #2244

merged 6 commits into from Nov 17, 2018

Add Rack::Attack #2244

merged 6 commits into from Nov 17, 2018


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

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@kevinrobinson kevinrobinson merged commit 7e7d322 into master Nov 17, 2018
@kevinrobinson kevinrobinson deleted the feature/rack-attack branch November 17, 2018 20:59
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