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Backup won't complete - can't get out of maintenance mode
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 88 Last Post Apr 9th, 2016 at 1:35pm
By: Dandello
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Error log message in
I'm getting the following error message in my error log file
Yabb 2.6.0
Cannot print ZLib at ./Sources/ line 170
What is the error and why?

Started Mar 21st, 2016 at 6:27pm by AcuarioCat
3 72 Last Post Mar 22nd, 2016 at 1:30pm
By: Dandello
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Perl module for datetime
Hi Dandello,
We saw another post ( ) 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
14 174 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 41 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 63 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 56 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:
Email rejected by etc.
I asked...

Started Feb 22nd, 2016 at 4:07pm by Chess Publishing
5 65 Last Post Feb 23rd, 2016 at 2:07pm
By: Dandello
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The 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 56 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
11 263 Last Post Feb 14th, 2016 at 6:03am
By: Bill Myers
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Verbose: No such file or directory
Yabb 2.4
Over the last couple of days I've been getting the following error
Unable to open ./Members/11.pre
Verbose: No such file or directory
It was easy to clear up, I just added...

Started Jun 8th, 2013 at 11:07pm by RonS2
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148 109 Last Post Feb 9th, 2016 at 8:19pm
By: Dandello
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SpellCheck suddenly not working.
Symptoms: SpellCheck as been working fine and suddenly you're now getting [CODE]
1st: check with your host and find out what version of Apache is running. (If your host isn't running Apa...

Started Jan 23rd, 2016 at 11:35pm by Dandello
2 80 Last Post Jan 24th, 2016 at 8:37pm
By: Dandello
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RSS Feed causing scripting problem
I feed forum posts to Twitter. I use a Twitter widget on another website to display those Twitter feeds. Clicking on such links in the widget work and take me right back to the original posting that o...

Started Jan 21st, 2016 at 7:14am by gb3
6 72 Last Post Jan 22nd, 2016 at 5:33am
By: gb3
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Everybody's IP is the Same
Even guests, and when a "guest" does something they are not supposed to The Guardian blocks the IP and everyone gets a 403 Error.
For now I disabled The Guardian and all is well, but I would like...

Started Jan 4th, 2016 at 6:59pm by RonS2
2 59 Last Post Jan 4th, 2016 at 8:02pm
By: RonS2
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Read-Only Mode?
Is there a specific switch to put a 2.5.2 board into read-only mode?
If not, is there a way to do that fairly easily? Thanks, I've searched for the last hour and can't find anything on how though...

Started Jan 4th, 2016 at 8:26am by Griff Hamlin
1 52 Last Post Jan 4th, 2016 at 3:26pm
By: Dandello
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Chat Mod for YaBB 2.6.11?
Is there a mod for YaBB 2.6.11 that would allow forum members who are online at the same time to have text chats that would not become permanent posts on the forum?

Started Dec 14th, 2015 at 2:09pm by George Maschke
3 58 Last Post Dec 14th, 2015 at 5:05pm
By: Dandello
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How can I bypass login for some users?
I am trying to implement using YaBB within the framework of a website I am building. The site already requires users to log in to access certain pages. Since I already validate the user, how can I byp...

Started Dec 9th, 2015 at 2:02am by SirIzzy
1 52 Last Post Dec 9th, 2015 at 2:41pm
By: Dandello
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Registration log over-counting waiting reg'ns
My v2.2.1 forum seems to have 13 phantom items in the reistration log. The main page shows:
There are 14 Pre-Registered Members that are not yet validated.

But on openibng the log there is one ite...

Started Dec 7th, 2015 at 8:53pm by mwra
3 54 Last Post Dec 8th, 2015 at 7:59am
By: mwra
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RSS Feed in XML (Outlook)
Hi there.
We just updated to YABB2.6 in October.
Now we have some members who read their RSS-Feeds in Outlook.
They say, its not possible to subscibe anymore because Outlook is "looking...

Started Dec 1st, 2015 at 4:28pm by Skinwalker
2 52 Last Post Dec 4th, 2015 at 11:15am
By: Skinwalker
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IP Lookup
When an IP is clicked you get a list of links to do a Lookup for that IP. Do I have access to that list? Can I add or delete links in this list?

Started Nov 29th, 2015 at 7:13pm by Tanner
2 39 Last Post Dec 1st, 2015 at 3:57pm
By: Tanner
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Video Resize
I did a number of searches of trying to find out a way to resize video's that I post on my board. I did find how to set image size to there original size but found nothing for video's.
As it look...

Started Nov 25th, 2015 at 10:57pm by campage1
4 50 Last Post Nov 26th, 2015 at 11:46pm
By: Dandello
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"Mark as Read" button stopped working
Not sure if our site was hacked or not but it went offline totally following a large increase in server resources episode, and after reinstalling a previous days backup we now have the site w...

Started Oct 29th, 2015 at 1:20pm by stuartsheppard
5 73 Last Post Nov 11th, 2015 at 5:53pm
By: Dandello
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Remote Server not available (Admin Center)
I get the following warning in the Admin Center -> Forum Statistics -> Miscellaneous:
Your Version/Current Version YOUR version: YaBB 2.6.11
Latest RELEASE version: Remote Server not available


Started Oct 27th, 2015 at 9:14am by megacd
1 48 Last Post Oct 29th, 2015 at 2:17pm
By: Dandello
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Missing Spanish accents and symbols after upgrading to 2.6.11
Hello, I just upgraded my old Yabb 2.5.2 forum to the brand new 2.6.11 version. I followed all the steps in the upgrading guide (clean installation, right chmods, run the conversion tool from the admi...

Started Oct 23rd, 2015 at 12:50pm by megacd
5 64 Last Post Oct 27th, 2015 at 8:23am
By: megacd
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Litespeed to Apache problems - Spoofing
Yesterday my host provider switched the server from Litespeed to Apache.
Some minor problems showed up and we resolved them quickly.
One problem we haven't figured out is members ...

Started Sep 29th, 2015 at 2:08pm by RonS2
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61 302 Last Post Oct 7th, 2015 at 11:37pm
By: RonS2
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I just upgraded from V2.5 to current (2.6.2?) Everything appears to have gone fine with the upgrade. Customized the look, all good. I made one post tonight to the new forum, that went fine. Went to an...

Started Sep 29th, 2015 at 6:59am by Tanner
3 58 Last Post Sep 29th, 2015 at 5:02pm
By: Tanner
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Members "Banned" for no reason
Several members complain they are being "banned". None of the admin have taken this action.
Any ideas what may be triggering this change in member status?

Started Sep 27th, 2015 at 1:06am by gb3
1 53 Last Post Sep 27th, 2015 at 5:42pm
By: Dandello
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Guest/Anon area?
Is there a way that with out reducing security for the entire forum to set up a single message area that will allow Guests to post with out having to sign up as a member? I have tried to set up an are...

Started Sep 13th, 2015 at 3:54pm by Red Barchetta
7 61 Last Post Sep 16th, 2015 at 1:50am
By: Red Barchetta
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Can't Add New Moderator to Board - YaBB 2.5.2
I am trying to modify the Moderators on existing boards.  I go through the add Moderator dialog successfully and the name of the Moderator now appears in the list as expected.  However when I save the...

Started Aug 27th, 2015 at 9:40am by Nick W
9 64 Last Post Aug 29th, 2015 at 12:34pm
By: Dandello
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Buttons keep disappearing (BUG?/GLITCH)
Hello all,
I've had my YaBB 2.4 forum installed since released (NO MODS)
been running well!
These days tho.. staff and members keep telling me, certain threads reply or quote buttons ke...

Started Aug 15th, 2015 at 2:06am by Lithtech
8 84 Last Post Aug 17th, 2015 at 7:14pm
By: Lithtech
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