Re: Banning players + resolving ip addresses

From: George Greer (
Date: 12/23/99

On Thu, 23 Dec 1999, Brandon Phelps wrote:

>1. I have slowns turned ON on my mud, not because I have a slow nameserver
>but becuase I like the ip addresses better does anybody know of a command
>that will resolve an ip into a hostname and return the hostname to the
>player issueing the command?

Not currently, but 'nslookup' does basically that if you have Unix.

>2. A player connected from WWW.XXX.YYY.ZZZ the other day and was being a
>real pain but when I tried to ban him (with "ban all WWW.XXX.YYY.*) after I
>disconnected him (ie. purged his player and dc the socket) he was still able
>to connect (with the same IP) does anybody know why it still lets him in?

Substring match, not stars.

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