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Global Announcement
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
1 929 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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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 2,348 Last Post May 5th, 2013 at 11:09pm
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 36 Last Post Oct 18th, 2014 at 9:30pm
By: Dandello
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Moved: 'Still perplexed on "spamming" issues.'
This Topic has been moved to Anti Spam by JonB
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Little problem
Due to some changes now guests are unable to see my forum categories and its boards.without logging unable to see.I need to  show my forum to all.how to do it.I tried ,But I was unable to do it.<br...

Started May 4th, 2010 at 6:25am by Udithakw
1 1,021 Last Post May 4th, 2010 at 11:26am
By: OH Eng
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You are not allowed to access this section
board moderators and some members get message "You are not allowed to access this section" when selecting any Board.  What is my problem?
/Jim

Started May 4th, 2010 at 10:15pm by Jimboat
1 1,135 Last Post May 4th, 2010 at 10:35pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Last online email
Is there a way to send out and email stating to people that haven't been online for x number of days that they need to login or they will be removed from the forum.
I wanted to do this as a metho...

Started May 5th, 2010 at 11:08am by dcihon
1 995 Last Post May 5th, 2010 at 1:30pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Help! My admin password no longer works
I was testing (foolish me) the "forgot password?" function and stupidly used my admin account instead of setting up a bogus account and testing that.  I got the new re-set password, tried it, and it d...

Started May 5th, 2010 at 8:38pm by AACT
3 2,485 Last Post May 5th, 2010 at 10:08pm
By: LoneWebSurfer
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Guardian Question
I've purposely only had two guests register on my forum - just to see if it works.  (I don't have it linked to my website yet so I can work out the bugs - if any).
But twice I have received an er...

Started Apr 26th, 2010 at 11:26pm by Fishinrev
2 1,922 Last Post May 7th, 2010 at 2:38am
By: LoneWebSurfer
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Ex-members who aren't ex-members
I'm running ver. 2.4 (recently updated from 2.3) and 2 global moderators, shown as the senders, are labeled as "Ex-member" when the automatic new member welcome PM is received by a new member.  Everyt...

Started May 7th, 2010 at 6:11pm by froggy
13 2,983 Last Post May 8th, 2010 at 9:25pm
By: froggy
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Members missing tabs when using Internet Explorer
I just converted to 2.4. I have 6 users so far that are unable to access their User CP and edit their profile. The common denominator seems to be that they are using Internet Explorer. I have checked ...

Started May 12th, 2010 at 2:34am by DecimalGirl
8 2,353 Last Post May 12th, 2010 at 3:28am
By: OH Eng
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Unable to open ./Messages/.txt
Hello,
My visitors cannot access our forums. They get "Unable to open ./Messages/.txtVerbose: No such file or directory" for every board. The first time it happened this morning, I ran all the fo...

Started Apr 23rd, 2010 at 5:38pm by Jennie123
6 1,878 Last Post May 12th, 2010 at 4:07pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Re: Unable to open ./Messages/.txt
I'm getting this error too, but mine is slightly different...
  • Everyone can view the forums, but some stickies
    dont have the admin check box
  • new topics are being put in th...

All of this happens while my main compu

Started May 12th, 2010 at 2:11pm by fpsbrian
6 1,870 Last Post May 13th, 2010 at 4:41pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Remove member from Member Group
I have a YaBB 2.4 board and one of my members is assigned to a member group. I would like to remove him from the group. As the admin, I logged in to his profile and I see in the Admin Edits section of...

Started May 13th, 2010 at 12:35pm by shooter56
5 1,615 Last Post May 13th, 2010 at 6:06pm
By: xnoddyx
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problem accessing YABB from a dual WAN router
One of the bulletin board that I frequent uses YABB. I have a dual WAN router. The router is hooked up to a cable modem and DSL modem and it's set to Load Balance. What this means is the some packet r...

Started May 13th, 2010 at 10:23pm by GeneralUser
6 2,284 Last Post May 14th, 2010 at 3:42pm
By: JonB
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Forum Crash need advice
Something went screwy with my site host server said they fixed but when things came back up the forum is missing all the post from members ( in the thousands)
http://poem.org/community/2.3.1/c...

Started May 3rd, 2010 at 5:36am by Doherty
4 1,526 Last Post May 17th, 2010 at 8:58am
By: The Boy
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413 Request entity too large
Can someone help me? I get "413 Request entity too large" when trying to upload a photo.  I have to scale down photos in order to attach them to posts. 

Started May 15th, 2010 at 4:19am by Sue66
5 1,928 Last Post May 17th, 2010 at 2:54pm
By: JonB
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Attachment Log showing attachments frm all threads
Hello all,
As per the subject, when viewing the Attachment Log for a specific 'Thread', the Attachment log is picking up every attachment on the Yabb server and including it as part of this threa...

Started May 17th, 2010 at 3:15pm by partner55381459
3 1,265 Last Post May 18th, 2010 at 8:26am
By: partner55381459
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getting error in server error logs
I am getting an error in my server error logs, several of my members tell me they sometimes are having issues with the forum hanging up intermittently.
Here is the error I am getting any suggest...

Started May 11th, 2010 at 4:53pm by Doherty
This topic contains 2 attachments
10 2,408 Last Post May 18th, 2010 at 6:20pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Mass Ban of Members
I am using my Yabb forum for a members subscription only club. All registrations are made by me - other registrations are not allowed.
At the end of the year not everyone renews for the next year...

Started May 18th, 2010 at 3:53pm by Jill Kent
3 1,013 Last Post May 19th, 2010 at 1:01am
By: OH Eng
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Login problem
Hi
I have been redirecting my forum to my main page for about 6 months with a code that i put in the main index template.
But now i want to remove it and cant get logged in to the admin sec...

Started May 18th, 2010 at 10:47am by newjabber
4 1,266 Last Post May 19th, 2010 at 1:05am
By: OH Eng
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Need Feature - Invisible/Spoiler Text
I'm running YaBB 2.4 and need the ability to post invisible /spoiler text.  It'd be a tag just like adding [ code ] or a [ quote ], but would be for hiding text until a user does something to reveal i...

Started May 17th, 2010 at 11:32pm by kingdutka
2 2,229 Last Post May 19th, 2010 at 2:02pm
By: xnoddyx
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group management
I created a group in YaBB but am unsure how to tell people to join it. Most BB software has a tab somewhere that lists the groups you can join but I cannot find it in YaBB. anyone?

Started May 20th, 2010 at 3:14am by Consaka
1 1,044 Last Post May 20th, 2010 at 11:08am
By: OH Eng
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Don't display who is moderator?
I've tried searching through th forum here with no positive results .... I'm wondering, is there a way to NOT display the stars and who is a moderator ... i.e. everyone appears to everyone else to jus...

Started May 20th, 2010 at 4:17pm by DCCR
3 1,162 Last Post May 20th, 2010 at 7:15pm
By: xnoddyx
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pm not working
for some reason i get the following everytime someone opens an pm
Method Not Implemented
GET to //YaBB.pl not supported.
any help would be good

Started May 23rd, 2010 at 6:08am by 3Down
11 2,507 Last Post May 24th, 2010 at 2:23am
By: OH Eng
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A non Banned User unable to login with Banned msg
I have a user that is not Banned who when they attempted to log in get:
System Information
Banning Notification. Sorry, you are banned from using this forum!

They are not in the ...

Started May 16th, 2010 at 9:44pm by The Boy
8 2,092 Last Post May 24th, 2010 at 2:03pm
By: OH Eng
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Subforum for a forum
How can I set Subforum for a forum ?
Is there away or a mod ?
Thank you

Started May 24th, 2010 at 9:56pm by alqutob
1 1,031 Last Post May 24th, 2010 at 10:17pm
By: JonB
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Allowing Links in Signatures
Hello all,
There's a bit of a security loophole with member signatures - at The Science Forums, new members have to post 5 times before they can post links.
But....this does not stop them from inc...

Started May 24th, 2010 at 12:23pm by AndyInSpain
2 1,151 Last Post May 26th, 2010 at 9:01am
By: AndyInSpain
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long email address
I have someone trying to enter a very long email address, the box for the email address is limited to so many chars. Any idea where the file is that I can increase the number of chars.
Please ema...

Started May 27th, 2010 at 12:24pm by gt
1 849 Last Post May 27th, 2010 at 1:17pm
By: gt
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Pre-registered members?
We have recently switched our YaBB 2.4 forum over so that people have to validate their memberships by email before they are admitted. Right now, as the Admin, when I login I have a message saying "Yo...

Started May 27th, 2010 at 7:14pm by shooter56
2 1,138 Last Post May 27th, 2010 at 7:47pm
By: shooter56
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