This XenForo 2.x addon adds additional definitions for bot detection in sessions.
This addon requires PHP 5.4 or higher and works on XenForo 2.x
v3.0.0 adds a new feature: generic bot detection
User Agent strings are scanned for the keywords "bot", "crawl", or "spider" - any User Agents not already detected as a bot which contain one of these strings are stored in the cache and made visible through the admin UI, with the option to have this information emailed on a weekly basis (not enabled by default).
v3.0.0 adds new functionality to email the list of new bots detected automatically to an email address configurable by the admin.
The default and recommended value is to email knownbots at hampel.io
Emails sent to this address will only be used for the purposes of identifying new bots to add to this addon.
Email addresses will NOT be sold or added to any marketing lists - not even ours.
If there are issues detected from the emails you are sending us, we may reply to establish communication - but that will be on a case-by-case basis and only for the purposes of troubleshooting the operation of this addon.
You can check the information contained in the emails by changing the address temporarily to your own so that emails go to you. If you still want us to process these emails - please feel free to forward them to the above address.
Other than a list of user agent strings, the only information contained in the email will be those automatically added to the email header by the forum mailer and SMTP servers.