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Global Announcement on auto-pilot from August 30 through September 2
The building that's servers and routers are located in is being 'tented' for the Labor Day weekend to ensure we don't have a termite infestation.
The equipment will be up and runnin...

Started Today at 5:20pm by JonB
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By: JonB
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Update Session
For those who are NOT using their password as their Session Update answer, please go to your User CP and re-input your answer. We've changed how the answers are saved to avoid problems with non-Englis...

Started Jun 12th, 2014 at 11:51pm by Dandello
1 466 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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Gmail Account Tip for Testers
Here's something I stumbled across quite accidentally.
I knew Gmail did not support aliases like Yahoo has. BUT they have a cool trick of their own: 'plus addresses'.  You add "+aliasname" to any of yo...

Started Mar 18th, 2014 at 1:54pm by JonB
13 455 Last Post Jul 16th, 2014 at 12:11am
By: RonS2
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The Smart Way to Get Support
Here's a useful and instructive Guide on Getting Online support. Its not new, but the advice given is timeless
Thanks to my friend Altrea for poin...

Started May 7th, 2012 at 5:53pm by JonB
5 3,521 Last Post Apr 12th, 2013 at 1:28pm
By: Dandello
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Attention Spammers
A. - I already despise you for the extra work that you cause, as it takes away from the time I can spend providing support to actual human beings.
B. - I am relentless, and well schooled.  Consid...

Started May 19th, 2012 at 5:18pm by JonB
1 1,361 Last Post May 19th, 2012 at 5:18pm
By: JonB
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We got's de backupses ~
Daumen drucken...
Roll Eyes

Started Today at 5:32pm by JonB
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A YaBB Legend passes away....
I read with sadness the passing of  James Aitken, also known as Loony Pandora, a YaBB Legend.
I learned about his passing from Carsten’s post  RIP Loony Pandora
He will be sorely missed to the YaB...

Started Aug 11th, 2014 at 11:51am by Elrick.
1 69 Last Post Aug 11th, 2014 at 2:26pm
By: Bill Myers
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) community periodically updates to latest SVN
As we patch/fix problems and commit them to SVN, we will be updating the live Forum.
This way you will be able to use the Test Boards to checkout improvements, replicate i...

Started Jul 19th, 2014 at 6:07pm by JonB
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Registration question
I'm posting this here because I'm guessing the kind of problem I've described below isn't happening here. On the other hand, for any of you admins who can test registrations in this forum, maybe you c...

Started Jun 11th, 2014 at 4:02am by Bill Myers
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Timezone offset always at +0?
Hi guys,
no matter how i change the value on the file, it doesn't show the correct time. Your thoughts on this?

Started Jul 3rd, 2014 at 7:13pm by aaron360
9 73 Last Post Jul 4th, 2014 at 3:37pm
By: Bill Myers
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Help us get YaBB 2.6 out the door -
Extra Eyes are needed. Invariably typos rear their heads, and WTF moments occur when a critical sentence or phrase is omitted or placed at the wrong spot.
Help us weed them out by reviewing Y...

Started Jun 12th, 2014 at 2:05pm by JonB
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By: RonS2
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Forker's Script
Just wondering what this forker was up to……

Started Jun 2nd, 2014 at 9:29am by Elrick.
2 65 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2014 at 4:39pm
By: Elrick.
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Conversion Issues/Fixes for
In the switch to YaBB 2.6 for, we 'detangled' the Community Forum from the Codex.  In the old server scheme, the two 'installations' were, in actuality, sharing a variety of folder scatt...

Started May 27th, 2014 at 1:11pm by JonB
0 40 Last Post May 27th, 2014 at 1:11pm
By: JonB
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Some emails from the server blocked as spam ?
I've suspected for some time that a few of the emails from the server were never arriving due to spam filters. I'm using 2.5.2
The problem may be due to the email headers including:

Started May 23rd, 2014 at 9:06pm by EricJo
4 54 Last Post May 24th, 2014 at 5:10pm
By: RonS2
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YaBB Community Forum is being converted today
We will be off-line for a couple hours.

Started May 21st, 2014 at 12:32pm by JonB
2 59 Last Post May 21st, 2014 at 10:07pm
By: RonS2
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I am converting the Codex today
It may be down for a couple hours while I Fix everything.
I have to patch the running Beta Codex and then move it to the 'main server'.

Started May 19th, 2014 at 3:57pm by JonB
2 108 Last Post May 19th, 2014 at 7:23pm
By: JonB
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Carsten's Site
Is anyone else getting a 403 error there?

Started May 13th, 2014 at 1:13pm by RonS2
5 332 Last Post May 16th, 2014 at 2:27am
By: Dandello
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Dandello is going on 'vaca' for a few
Our pal is going to a remote volcanic island for a few days soon. Its a very well deserved break. Have a great time!  Smiley
she has advised me that 'MIAB 2.1' only ru...

Started May 8th, 2014 at 3:21pm by JonB
2 167 Last Post May 9th, 2014 at 11:37pm
By: RonS2
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Last round of tests
Dandello has done major re-writes in two BIG areas:
1. We have fixed Time Zones & DST or SummerTime.
The Basic Beta Forum has a version that works much like our old version. (for servers wit...

Started May 1st, 2014 at 4:27pm by JonB
3 259 Last Post May 6th, 2014 at 10:34pm
By: RonS2
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Progress Report
I have modified the Admin Test server so it should 'in theory' support virtually all YaBB features in Perl regardless of OS or version. What has been learned is of great value and has been documented....

Started Apr 27th, 2014 at 1:44am by JonB
13 617 Last Post May 4th, 2014 at 5:03am
By: JonB
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Sorry, but the topic where my reply was moved to was locked.
Sorry to post here, but the topic where my reply was moved to was locked (referenced here as of this post). It kind of makes it hard to keep a thread going, although to be fair, the topic I replied to...

Started Apr 26th, 2014 at 12:14am by Bill Myers
2 181 Last Post Apr 26th, 2014 at 12:39am
By: Bill Myers
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Lets talk Heartbleed - (or don't press the PANIC button yet)
I'll try to break this down for everyone. Heartbleed is an attack vector that only affects certain versions of OpenSSL. SSL is Secure Sockets Layer.  Its the basis of 'key exchanges' that enable HT...

Started Apr 9th, 2014 at 6:19pm by JonB
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By: JonB
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HTTPS and Message Boards
If you administer a message board, it would be a Very Good Thing for the privacy of your users to install an SSL certificate on your site and enable HTTPS by default.
Otherwise, everything that a...

Started Apr 15th, 2014 at 12:59pm by George Maschke
3 234 Last Post Apr 15th, 2014 at 4:59pm
By: JonB
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I haz broked the Beta
We did a code swap to see if it would break, actually -  Wink
But I am werking on a fix.  (a challenge is good for you)

Started Apr 11th, 2014 at 4:34pm by JonB
3 252 Last Post Apr 12th, 2014 at 12:27am
By: JonB
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Microsoft to end Windows XP support April 8
I have an intense dislike for W7 & W8 and fear I will have to go back to MAC. Angry

Started Mar 17th, 2014 at 8:27pm by Elrick.
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By: JonB
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Ummm - Eagle eye contest on
TWO opportunities to win - Look in the same place.

Started Mar 31st, 2014 at 7:32pm by JonB
0 254 Last Post Mar 31st, 2014 at 7:32pm
By: JonB
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Patching Beta Forums with Build 2.6.1458
Both beta forums will be down for a bit...
(and I just figured out how to prevent their access without taking everything else off-line) BUT not tested, and could be very disconcerting for testers  Cheesy<...

Started Mar 30th, 2014 at 1:31pm by JonB
2 188 Last Post Mar 30th, 2014 at 3:14pm
By: JonB
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Next Stage Beta testing -
We have done a pretty good job of testing, thanks. No code is perfect, and bizarre things happen, so I am sure we will still discover a few surprises when we release the code.
Up to this point, t...

Started Mar 27th, 2014 at 7:55pm by JonB
11 763 Last Post Mar 28th, 2014 at 2:37pm
By: RonS2
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Beta Server - Admin Testing
We need to make a physical repair to the circuit the Admin Test machine is on. Its 'net-facing' NIC disconnected earlier today without any apparent cause.
I have demoted the 'Test Admins' to pre...

Started Mar 23rd, 2014 at 5:18pm by JonB
5 474 Last Post Mar 27th, 2014 at 7:18pm
By: RonS2
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