express-hellban

Express.js middleware for hellbanning lusers.

express-hellban

Express.js middleware for hellbanning lusers.

For banned users, this middleware waits a random number of milliseconds before either responding successfully or throwing a 500 error. Wait time range, failure rate, and success/failure behavior is configurable

 
// get the module loaded 
var hellban = require('express-hellban');
 
// create a function to test whether or not a user is banned 
var isBanned = function() {
  if(!req.user) {
    return true;
  else {
    return req.user.isBanned; // passport/everyauth middleware generally set req.user 
  }
}
 
// Put this before the rest of your routes  
// The option values you see below are the defaults 
app.post('*', hellban(isBanned, {
  log: false,
  failureRate: 1.0,
  minWaitTime: 5000,
  maxWaitTime: 10000,
  onSuccessfunction(reqresnext) { next(); }, // just go to the next matching route 
  onFailurefunction(reqresnext) { res.send(500); } // HTTP 500 error 
}));