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CAPTCHA issue eating up disk space

Thread began 1/25/2018 11:01 am by iain331081 | Last modified 1/30/2018 11:38 am by iain331081 | 369 views | 4 replies


CAPTCHA issue eating up disk space

This is a bit of a random one, but this afternoon our server ran out of space. After some investigation it turned out to be the /webassist/captcha/error_log file running out of control. Its apparently eating 1GB of space every second. The hosting company have set up a cronjob to empty the folder every 5 seconds, but obviously this isn't ideal.

Seems a bit of a mystery as its one of our domains that isn't really used that much.

The repeating error in the log is:

[25-Jan-2018 15:09:31 UTC] PHP Warning: imagecopy() expects parameter 2 to be resource, boolean given in /home/miradatr/public_html/webassist/captcha/wavt_captchasecurityimages.php on line 118

Does that mean anything you?


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