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Moderation Policy - Read & Heed
Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
A. I waited for timed banning to work before using it.á There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
2 1,219 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2016 at 2:10pm
By: Dandello
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CGI Module v4+ issues
Symptom, your server error log shows: [CODE] or something similar.
Solution: for 2.6.11: In Subs.pm find [CODE perl]
replace with [CODE perl]
For 2.5.2 in Subs.pl find [CODE perl]
replace with [CODE perl]

Started May 16th, 2016 at 1:20pm by Dandello
0 28 Last Post May 16th, 2016 at 1:20pm
By: Dandello
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When to NOT use 'Rebuild Attachments'
Symptoms - the attachments are in their proper directory and can be accessed via direct linking but are showing as 'deleted' in the message thread.
DO NOT RUN 'Rebuild Attachments' from the Admin...

Started Aug 3rd, 2015 at 4:29pm by Dandello
0 80 Last Post Aug 3rd, 2015 at 4:29pm
By: Dandello
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Registration Error Codes
You've seen them in your Errorlog and now you need to know what they mean.
  • The 'We don't serve your kind here'  comes from the honeypot - meaning they filled in a formfield that is in the c...

I'll post more as

Started Oct 18th, 2014 at 9:30pm by Dandello
0 220 Last Post Oct 18th, 2014 at 9:30pm
By: Dandello
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Attachments security issue
This has been brought to our attention by John Lightsey. There is a reported vulnerability involving text file (*.txt) attachments where Perl code in the file can actually be run by the server rather ...

Started May 2nd, 2013 at 4:15pm by Dandello
4 4,902 Last Post May 5th, 2013 at 11:09pm
By: Dandello
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sticky threads appearing twice
This bug appeared after some recent maintenance that did not go well. All my sticky threads became unstuck. If I restick them, they appear twice in the board index, eg:
http://www.ozpolitic.co...

Started Jul 10th, 2016 at 11:50am by freediver
1 15 Last Post Jul 10th, 2016 at 8:36pm
By: Dandello
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Problem getting onto the web page
Hi all, I hope that this post is in the right place.
I have been monitoring a medical support group for some 8 years since the guy who set it up moved to Australia.  The odd problem has been sort...

Started Jul 10th, 2016 at 8:38am by John Lewis
2 14 Last Post Jul 10th, 2016 at 3:57pm
By: John Lewis
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Bug Report: Recent Posts
On my YaBB forum, running 2.6.11, the "Recent Posts" feature fails when 15, 20, or 25 posts are chosen. It works fine when 5 or 10 posts are chosen.
I think that this has to do with the fact that...

Started Jul 4th, 2016 at 11:38am by George Maschke
5 35 Last Post Jul 5th, 2016 at 4:20pm
By: Dandello
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Ignore user
If I'm posting this is the wrong area, I apologize. I'm brand new to this site and yabb.
I recently installed YaBB 2.6.1.1 and am very happy with the results so far. I am wondering if there is an...

Started Jul 3rd, 2016 at 11:44pm by mikebab
4 33 Last Post Jul 5th, 2016 at 8:46am
By: mikebab
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I cannot create an account
Background:  The libertariansforum [DOT] com led me to this support forum.  I went to libertariansforum [DOT] com -> Help, and this page linked me to yabb.
The Help section specifically said "For...

Started Jul 4th, 2016 at 7:35pm by Interested
4 124 Last Post Jul 5th, 2016 at 7:05am
By: Bill Myers
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can't edit any posts
Hi,
I've just upgraded my forum from 2.3.1 to 2.6.11 version (converted files, updated template, translated language files), restarted it AND I hit the problem that I can't edit any posts. Meanin...

Started Mar 19th, 2015 at 9:51pm by shodam3
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20 200 Last Post Jul 3rd, 2016 at 11:34pm
By: mikebab
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accidentally deleted a board
I accidentally deleted one of my boards. I have unpacked a whole website backup so I think I have the important information. However I have added new boards since the backup was made, so I expect I wi...

Started Jun 29th, 2016 at 12:02pm by freediver
3 26 Last Post Jul 2nd, 2016 at 2:46pm
By: Dandello
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Membername.log
I'm using Yabb 2.5.AE.  I was wondering what the numbers in the member.log files are.  membername.log.
I see the board names in there and then many ten digit numbers which I thought were thread n...

Started Jun 16th, 2016 at 5:34pm by Autonerdz
5 62 Last Post Jun 17th, 2016 at 4:16pm
By: Bill Myers
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youtube (and such) html5 embedding
are there any settings/plans/updates to embed youtube links as html5 instead of annoying flash? Didn't find anything about it, so forgive me if there is already something somewhere about it.
Than...

Started Jun 7th, 2016 at 5:48am by Smirftsch
2 34 Last Post Jun 7th, 2016 at 1:02pm
By: Smirftsch
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Older YaBB backup error
For those running older versions of YaBB.
The error reads "Error: An Error Has Occurred! Use of qw(...) as parentheses is deprecated at .. "
The fix is: in Backup.pl find every instance of [CODE]
and mak...

Started Jun 6th, 2016 at 9:38pm by Dandello
0 19 Last Post Jun 6th, 2016 at 9:38pm
By: Dandello
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Slow Board
Anyone ever see this?á Seems like the slowdown is always on the ims file.á
debug tracer:
File Check on Open/Close:
Opened 8 files and Closed 8 files. (should be equal numbers)
Fil...

Started May 30th, 2016 at 12:30pm by marcbarton
4 64 Last Post May 31st, 2016 at 6:07pm
By: Bill Myers
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Make old YaBB recognize https image links
Is there a way to make an old YaBB work with https (AND http of course) image links? The code for images is:
[CODE perl]

Started May 29th, 2016 at 10:30am by Homer J. S.
4 39 Last Post May 30th, 2016 at 3:54pm
By: Homer J. S.
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RSS error, not working
Hi there,
I install yabb forum, everything work fine, my only problem is when I try to get RSS I got : Error. Script return nothing (in a blank page). By reading other post I think it needs mod_r...

Started Apr 6th, 2016 at 11:17pm by @Guard-X
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11 91 Last Post May 3rd, 2016 at 2:53am
By: Dandello
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Icons not visible
Hi,
the icons are net visible for bold, table, center etc.
I checked the rights on my FTP and everything seems to be right.
Firefox says, it is not possible to load the graphics.
...

Started Apr 21st, 2016 at 3:02pm by arma
3 55 Last Post Apr 22nd, 2016 at 1:19pm
By: Dandello
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Webspace Path
Hi everyone,
I had to migrate an old YaBB2 Installation to a new Webspace.
Everything worked great but now, I have got a problem.
I did not find any information in which folder my domai...

Started Apr 19th, 2016 at 10:38am by arma
1 43 Last Post Apr 19th, 2016 at 1:40pm
By: Dandello
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Backup won't complete - can't get out of maintenance mode
HELP!
I am running my forum on 2.5AE
Went to perform a full backup this morning. The forum went into maintenance mode but the page in admin center just hung and eventually I got a timeout me...

Started Mar 26th, 2016 at 8:56am by ajchis
9 71 Last Post Apr 9th, 2016 at 1:35pm
By: Dandello
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Error log message in Subs.pm
Hi,
I'm getting the following error message in my error log file
Yabb 2.6.0
Cannot print ZLib at ./Sources/Subs.pm line 170
What is the error and why?
Thanks,
Nigel
...

Started Mar 21st, 2016 at 6:27pm by AcuarioCat
3 58 Last Post Mar 22nd, 2016 at 1:30pm
By: Dandello
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Perl module for datetime
Hi Dandello,
We saw another post ( http://www.yabbforum.com/cgi-bin/community/YaBB.pl?num=1456282570/1#1 ) already open about the same problem but we didn't want to screw someone else post.
...

Started Mar 14th, 2016 at 2:43pm by CJ3Apage webmaster
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14 159 Last Post Mar 17th, 2016 at 9:44pm
By: Red Barchetta
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Duplicate Boards listed
Migrated from 2.5AE to 2.6 - things are working fine, but... whenever I modify a board it gets listed twice in the Board index.  Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Started Mar 15th, 2016 at 5:31pm by Gofer
1 32 Last Post Mar 15th, 2016 at 5:49pm
By: Dandello
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Threads falling to the last page
Some Threads are falling to the last page after a post. What's the error? YaBB 2.6.12!
Its one in many but some are going to page 200+ at the end.

Started Feb 23rd, 2016 at 2:36am by forumguy99
2 51 Last Post Feb 24th, 2016 at 11:12am
By: Chess Publishing
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Which PERL Date:Time module to install?
We are currently running YABB 2.6.11 and I noticed the date/time stamps on our posts were an hour off. 
I looked in the Admin-Forum Settings section and it says we need to install a Date:Time mo...

Started Feb 24th, 2016 at 2:56am by karl7feet
1 45 Last Post Feb 24th, 2016 at 4:21am
By: Dandello
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Outgoing emails rejected as spam
Over the last few days all the outgoing emails from my Forum (mostly registrations and password resets) have been returned to me marked:
Quote:
Email rejected by mail144.extendcp.co.uk: etc.
Sad
I asked...

Started Feb 22nd, 2016 at 4:07pm by Chess Publishing
5 55 Last Post Feb 23rd, 2016 at 2:07pm
By: Dandello
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Orangoo.com (Spellchecker)
The orangoo.com site doesn't load (as of Feb 17th, 2016 at 2:14am and has probably been not loading for quite some time based on how long it's been since Spell Checker has worked properly here.) The pro...

Started Feb 17th, 2016 at 2:18am by Dandello
0 51 Last Post Feb 17th, 2016 at 2:18am
By: Dandello
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The connection was reset - cannot access my forum - Please help
Can someone help me?
I haven't been able to access my forum for the last two days. Version is 2.3.1
I keep getting "The connection was reset" message.
I contacted my service provider bu...

Started Feb 10th, 2016 at 7:21am by Sue66
11 262 Last Post Feb 14th, 2016 at 6:03am
By: Bill Myers
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