Client Request Threshold (Ban) The attempt number a request is made by the same client (without waiting for the minimum request time). After reaching this number of requests, a client is banned.
times in (Ban - Client Request Threshold) The number of minutes after which a new request is accepted as a normal one. It can't be more than 9.83 minutes (the default eDonkey re-ask time is 10 minutes).
Ban Time (Ban) The duration of the ban. After this length of time a user will be unbanned. Can't be more than 300 minutes.
Send message to banned users (Ban) A notification message ("You're being banned because your client is behaving aggressively!") is sent to each banned user. An entry is added to the debug log whenever a client is banned.
Enabled (Ban) Enable/Disable Ban feature.
Community Sharing Enter the name of the community you are member of.
No Banning (Community Sharing) Community members won't be banned even if they behave aggressively.
Enabled (Community Sharing) Enable/Disable Community Sharing feature.
Max Sources Per File (Save/Load Sources) Number of sources to be stored between sessions. There is an upper limit of 20 and a lower limit of 5.
Outdated after (Save/Load Sources) Sources will be removed after being for more than x days in the SLS file (x can be 1 or 2). Only active sources are stored every 10 minutes.
Filename Cleanup What cleanup does: at first the filenames which may contain url-encoded characters like "%20" are decoded. Then space holders like underscore, "+" and invalid filename characters (\/:*?<>|) are replaced by spaces. After that special strings which can be defined using the Edit button and all unknown tags between [ and ] (if enabled) are removed. Dots are replaced by spaces only if they are not between two numbers like in version strings and dates. The first letter of each word is capitalized and the word "CD" is always written in uppercase. Advertising expressions like "Shared By" and "Sponsored For" are removed automatically and must not be defined in settings. Finally, space sequences are substituted by one space, and empty cleaned up brackets are removed.
General warning on changing filenames: Images for CD recording software often consists of more than one file, e.g. *.cue/*.bin (CDRWin), *.mds/*.mdf (Alcohol120%), *.ccd/*.img/*.sub (CloneCD), *.bwt/*.bwi/*.bws (BlindWrite). The option should be used with care when downloading such files. Changing the filename may result in error messages when trying to burn them as the correct filename is also saved within these files. If you change the filename, it has to be replaced in the according layout files, too. For *.cue files this can easily be done with Windows notepad, but the other formats mostly require some hex editor like UltraEdit or WinHex. For CloneCD it is only important that all files have the same (cleaned up) names.
Auto-Cleanup filenames of new downloads (Filename Cleanup) Enables the feature for all new files added to the download list.
Cleanup all between [ and ] (Filename Cleanup) Enables the feature for unknown tags even if they are not defined in settings.
Edit (Filename Cleanup) Allows you to edit the strings being removed by the cleanup feature, separated by pipes. There is a predefined set of the common strings.
Enable countermeasures against unfair clients Many clients have some unfair options that harm legit eMule users (i.e. less slots available, no upload, hash stealing and more). By enabling this option eMule Plus will try to overcome this wrong behaviour. Leecher MODs are banned after detection and a message will be kept in the debug log if 'Send message to banned users' option is disabled.
Auto-check for new eMule Plus version With this option you will be informed (in the log) on client startup that a new version is available.