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quick upgrade tips
I always seem to have trouble with my message folder when I am upgrading. I think the main problem is that the ftp thing moves one file at a time, which take a while if you have 30000 threads. Drag an...

Started Dec 2nd, 2012 at 9:29pm by freediver
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By: freediver
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Form Spoofing Detected
Hi
Upgraded my 2.5AE to 2.5.2 today and after a lot of hassle got it working, rebuilt the members indexes etc but as soon as I went into forum settings, clicked Save on the 1st page it logged me ...

Started Oct 24th, 2012 at 1:26pm by DabzWB
3 1,033 Last Post Dec 2nd, 2012 at 9:24pm
By: freediver
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New Users Login Issues after Upgrade to 2.5.2
I've upgraded our forum from 2.5 to 2.5.2.
There is no problems with new users registering and activating their accounts.
When they try and login it is giving the message:
"Username / P...

Started Nov 9th, 2012 at 7:37pm by djblamire
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19 3,149 Last Post Nov 10th, 2012 at 8:52am
By: djblamire
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2.5.2 Setup.pl shows rubbish text
New 2.5.2 Setup - Uploaded in ASCII, Chmod everything  to 755 ( just to be sure ) and started setup.pl
shows paths and all - after i click -> "Save setings"
i get similar picture:
[IMAGE]
( borrowed image...

Started Oct 29th, 2012 at 10:26am by badgravity
6 1,747 Last Post Nov 2nd, 2012 at 4:50am
By: Elfen
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Attempted upgrade, now even my backups won't work
Hello everyone,
Last night I attempted an upgrade and it did not work out. So I figured I would have my host upload a backup. That's not working out either, it says all my members are ex members....

Started Oct 11th, 2012 at 7:44pm by AustinBoatForums
13 2,188 Last Post Oct 17th, 2012 at 3:21pm
By: JonB
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Don't have AdminIndex.pl
I have Yabb 2.2.3.  I used the wrong upgrade file so I decided to overwrite the files with a backup I had.  I now don't have an AdminIndex.pl file and can't do any admin tasks with my forum.  The foru...

Started Sep 20th, 2012 at 11:34pm by Mort
10 1,812 Last Post Sep 21st, 2012 at 6:48pm
By: xnoddyx
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Addon Domains for cPanel
Addon Domains for cPanel
Ok, I had good advice on adding a new domain to my existing account on cPanel (saves on new account charges) as my web host would allow it. Presumably would have to creat...

Started Sep 1st, 2012 at 6:54pm by Elrick.
12 3,651 Last Post Sep 13th, 2012 at 2:06pm
By: Dandello
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HTML Root Directory: HTML Root URL:
i dont know what my HTML Root Directory: or  HTML Root URL: are..
Can you help?  examples would help.....Smiley
thanks

Started Sep 3rd, 2012 at 3:58pm by dave1
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18 3,129 Last Post Sep 3rd, 2012 at 7:10pm
By: dave1
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Missing files on upload
Hello All,
I've had an account with a particularly c****y web host for a few years now (too lazy to change I'm afraid). This year they offered me what sounded like a much better deal so like a (l...

Started Jul 12th, 2012 at 8:37pm by Ludek
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49 10,057 Last Post Aug 12th, 2012 at 3:56pm
By: Dandello
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email setup problem
Hi, I have set up my yabb 2.3.1 forum to have new reg members to be approved by admin. I am not able to use the email systems.. somewhat confused on this. I use Vodahost and installed through the CP. ...

Started Dec 13th, 2011 at 8:30pm by bray
9 8,607 Last Post Aug 10th, 2012 at 8:59pm
By: Dandello
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unable to open /members/admin.vars
Please i need help urgently as i have a deadline to meet.
I successfully uploaded and installed the Yabb 2.5 AE forum. i logged into the forum, changed passwords and many other things, i also rem...

Started Jul 27th, 2012 at 1:04pm by kenny Osoba
5 1,857 Last Post Jul 27th, 2012 at 8:41pm
By: Dandello
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New Installed Board - so close !!!
New Forum Install with PERL.
Its been a while since I set a forum up but I have had a few YABB installs years ago. I have managed to get as far as the board running and all settings etc seem to w...

Started Jul 18th, 2012 at 5:16pm by DaveRolph
14 3,505 Last Post Jul 26th, 2012 at 10:52am
By: DaveRolph
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After installation: default.css can't be opened
Hi all,
I just have set up an YaBB 2.5. When I want to change the template, I get the message, that defualt.css can't be opened. It is there, and CHMOD is set to 666.
I guess I have to chang...

Started Jun 5th, 2012 at 9:41am by gerry1301
14 2,839 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2012 at 1:51pm
By: xnoddyx
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Attachments M.I.A
Hello folks,
This is my first post and I've searching for many hours to try and get a solution for my problem.
I'm moving a YaBB board from one host to another as well as upgrading to the la...

Started Jun 20th, 2012 at 3:31pm by legrant
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25 4,153 Last Post Jun 22nd, 2012 at 12:23am
By: Bill Myers
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Direct Entry to Forum
I would like to be able to go drectly to my forum login page, or better yet right to the forum from a saved user/pass login. Can this be done?
I am users personal webspace provided by my ISP, it ...

Started Jun 8th, 2012 at 6:18pm by Attila
13 3,114 Last Post Jun 16th, 2012 at 9:59pm
By: Dandello
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500 server error
Searched this forum for 500 server error and got not one result which surprised me.
Fresh install on a Unix server, cgi-bin already working with another .pl script.
Path is correct on all sc...

Started Oct 28th, 2010 at 10:40am by gt
8 2,726 Last Post Jun 16th, 2012 at 6:43pm
By: Elfen
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Installing yabb on ubuntu 11.10
Hey,
I'm currently running on ubuntu, but installing YaBB doesn't go as it should. Perl should be installed, but when I'm navigating to Setup.pl, firefox asks me if I want to download it. I could...

Started Oct 27th, 2011 at 5:19pm by Tah Zonemaster
9 3,543 Last Post Jun 13th, 2012 at 8:23pm
By: Elfen
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Multipal attachments
I just est up v2.5AE and was wondering is there a setting that will allow posters to add more than one attachment to their post?
Thanks, Bob

Started Jun 11th, 2012 at 9:24pm by hhhoagie2
3 1,221 Last Post Jun 12th, 2012 at 7:45am
By: Bill Myers
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Images missing in the help section on Paths
Anyone know where the images on this page:
yabbforum.com/codex/?num=1217810041/0
are? I keep getting a 'not found' message and could do with the info they contain.
Many thanks

Started May 9th, 2012 at 12:11pm by o0Spyder0o
10 2,947 Last Post May 11th, 2012 at 5:04pm
By: Bill Myers
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Noob - needs Help with Paths
I have Yabb 2.5 installed on my server but im having touble with paths.
root structure is
cgi-bin
htdocs
my Attachments dir is [CODE html]
also how do i get users who go to [CODE html] to get to the forum, currently i just get a 403 error .
but i...

Started May 4th, 2012 at 5:17am by adamfilip
3 1,148 Last Post May 4th, 2012 at 4:04pm
By: Bill Myers
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Protecting FTP folders with YaBB
Running on a Linux CentOS 5.7 and YaBB 2.5 AE.
What I want to do is have several FTP folder and have them setup so only those in their own boards can only access them when they are active members...

Started Mar 6th, 2012 at 12:16pm by bs98909
5 1,486 Last Post Mar 15th, 2012 at 9:29pm
By: Elfen
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server requires all perl files to be .cgi
server requires all perl files to be .cgi
which files do I need to  change please

Started Feb 4th, 2012 at 12:22pm by Draz
2 1,120 Last Post Feb 25th, 2012 at 4:02am
By: Elfen
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PM wait/send message button
I am seeing the PM 'Send Message' button displaying 'Wait' for the period of the time set in anti spam - posting speed allowed setting.
Sourly this is not intentional, or is there something I don...

Started Feb 6th, 2012 at 12:05pm by oldbrad
13 2,736 Last Post Feb 10th, 2012 at 4:10pm
By: oldbrad
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Can't get into admin panel anymore
Hi,
I've just upgraded from 2.3 to 2.5. Everything went well until I was done running all maintenance scripts and was checking forum controls. It then said it couldn't find the proper .css file i...

Started Nov 22nd, 2011 at 4:24pm by kaseli
9 1,833 Last Post Feb 4th, 2012 at 5:14pm
By: JonB
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Local host install
Hi All,
I'm trying to install yabbs on a linux local host ... I have left the paths as default but the setup script fails to run. do I need to copy the /usr/bin/*.* directories to the root folder...

Started Sep 20th, 2011 at 4:34pm by JimTR
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By: Elfen
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Install on a new server
The worst thing has happened and the host I was with has locked my account (long story) and now all I have is my backups and I want to move to a new host (of course).
When I have set up a new hos...

Started Dec 20th, 2011 at 1:08am by tonyevans
6 1,853 Last Post Jan 23rd, 2012 at 10:25pm
By: Elfen
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Help Me Find Syntax Error
I have made numerous attempts to retrieve my backup file and dump it on my updated SQL server/Linux.  A Syntax error msg comes up all the time.  The database is too large too. This is the area where m...

Started Jan 21st, 2012 at 11:46pm by SusieQ
2 950 Last Post Jan 23rd, 2012 at 10:21pm
By: Elfen
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No default forum template
Upgrading from 2.3.1 to 2.5.  When I go to do a "save" on the Forum Settings page, I get the message "You have entered an invalid value for this item: default_template (Select the default forum templa...

Started Jan 2nd, 2012 at 8:04pm by Pete Schloss
14 2,729 Last Post Jan 5th, 2012 at 12:03am
By: Derek Barnstorm
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