How To Prevent DotNetNuke DNN Spammer Registrations?
Sometimes you notice that tons of spammers registered in your DNN (DotNetNuke) website. It used lots of bandwidth and also slow down your website dramatically.
Please follow those two solutions to prevent it.
Solution #1: Through DNN Website
1) Login DNN with host or admin account
Log into DNN site with host account.
2)Go To Admin -> Site Settings > Advacned Settings
3). Change the "User Registration" to "None" or "Private"
Solution #2: Through DNN Database
Sometimes you may do not know the DNN host or admin password. You can change the backend sql server database directly.
1) Open the SQL Server database with SQL Server Management Studio.
2) Open "Portals" table.
3). Change the "UserRegistration" field to "0" or "1"
- 0: None
- 1: Private
- 2: Public
- 3: Verified
4). Re-start the DNN website to clear the cache.
- Spammer registrations
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