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YaBB's servers will be down for ~ 4 hours while we get a system image backup & perform maintenance

Started Sep 14th, 2015 at 9:26pm by JonB
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By: JonB
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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
1 552 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 12:26pm
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 1,589 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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502 error when posting
Ive broken something, and I'm searching for the cause, but maybe someone here knows how to fix, or can point me in the right direction.
When entering a new post, or responding to one, upon hitti...

Started Oct 25th, 2014 at 7:02pm by Red Barchetta
7 77 Last Post Oct 27th, 2014 at 3:33pm
By: JonB
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Admin Control Panel is accessible, but ADVANCE SETTINGS is not
I've recently install 2.5.2.  I can modify the FORUM SETTINGS and able to save.
However, when I click on ADVANCE SETTINGS, all I have displayed is simply the SAVE button.
Is some...

Started Dec 23rd, 2012 at 8:56am by ExhaultedRuler
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45 14,751 Last Post Apr 14th, 2013 at 8:41pm
By: xnoddyx
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Advanced Setting in install of 2.5 timing out
I don't often have to post, which is great, but I've hit a stumbling block with my latest upgrade.
I made a mess of the upgrade in the first place so I did a clean install and then uploa...

Started May 21st, 2012 at 3:52pm by DeTox
5 2,513 Last Post May 30th, 2012 at 5:40pm
By: JonB
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can backup but cannot restore
Hi Ppl
I have had to re-install my copy of YaBB 2.4 which didn't take long. I also made a backup of the previous installation and it shows up in the list of backups.
However there is no rest...

Started Oct 16th, 2014 at 10:19pm by Andrew Sprott
7 78 Last Post Oct 17th, 2014 at 7:32pm
By: westwegoman
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CGI Error - HTTP Errors
I have installed a fresh copy of Yabb 2.4 on a NEW host.
I have inquired and received the corrrect shebang line and changed the appropriate files although not sure if that was necessa...

Started Jun 17th, 2009 at 3:41pm by TickToo
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70 35,983 Last Post Jul 28th, 2010 at 1:17pm
By: gamemaster
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CGI Error in Advanced Settings menu selection
I have just updated my forum to YABB 2.5.2 and I can get to all administrative tools except the Advanced Settings option.  I see this error:
The specified CGI application misbehaved by not return...

Started Jan 6th, 2013 at 8:21pm by flyfishnc
7 2,700 Last Post Jan 10th, 2013 at 2:27am
By: Dandello
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cgi errors on startup
Hi,  I created a new board on a new site.  Everything was working wonderfully until recent.  I have been adding new features to the site and after adding a the lastest "members only" section the board...

Started Dec 17th, 2010 at 5:40pm by Jim Milton
14 6,896 Last Post Dec 31st, 2010 at 3:17am
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Change the Absolute Path
Somehow, I've managed to get a really, really wrong Absolute Path configured.  I'm not sure what I was smoking when I did the original configuration.  I can't find any place to change the absolute pat...

Started Jul 12th, 2011 at 2:22am by Meta4XYZ
5 3,094 Last Post Jul 19th, 2011 at 2:42am
By: JonB
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Change to Login time options
By default the login time is set to "Keeps". I have been trying to find where this can be changed so the default is "Until I close the browser". Any ideas pls??

Started Dec 8th, 2010 at 6:41am by TDS
3 2,104 Last Post Dec 9th, 2010 at 5:31pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Error when running Setup.PL after Win Install.
After installing and running Setup.PL for the first time, I am getting the following message.  Any idea of what might be causing it.  P.S. I entered admin as the PW.
Webpage error details

Started Nov 16th, 2010 at 6:56pm by shopnebr
5 3,713 Last Post Nov 22nd, 2010 at 7:18pm
By: JonB
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Forum blocked by host!
My forum has recently been blocked by my really helpful and useless host 1&1. With no warning my forum now reads this
Internal Server Error
The server encountered an internal erro...

When I contacted my host I was

Started Nov 26th, 2013 at 9:18am by Nigs
3 927 Last Post Nov 26th, 2013 at 7:26pm
By: xnoddyx
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Host Change Creates Problems with Paths
On previous host (e-host), these path settings worked fine:
1. /home/users/web/b1666/eh.jerryosb2/yabbfiles/Templates/Forum/default.css
2. /home/users/web/b1666/eh.jerryosb2/yabbfiles<br ...

Started May 22nd, 2010 at 8:55pm by Jerry-O
5 3,507 Last Post May 23rd, 2010 at 4:26pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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How to setup on vista
how can I download the software to my computer which is vista. I got a message to download another software first then tried to do setup but no luck. Any sugestions? I'm not a computer expert

Started Jun 19th, 2011 at 12:56am by Leethomas
2 2,457 Last Post Feb 25th, 2012 at 4:39am
By: Elfen
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I get 502.2 error when running
"HTTP Error 502.2 - Bad Gateway
The specified CGI application misbehaved by not returning a complete set of HTTP headers. The headers it did return are ": /default/default.html at ./Sources/Subs....

Started Nov 30th, 2010 at 10:15pm by Spitball
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19 1,786 Last Post Aug 11th, 2011 at 4:28am
By: JonB
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IIS Caching
Hi folks,
What are everyone's experiences with output caching on IIS, runing YaBB?
I have a MS 2008 + IIS 7 + ActivePerl 32-bit, YaBB 2.4
I've never worked with output cachi...

Started Sep 9th, 2013 at 12:54pm by binary
5 1,691 Last Post Sep 12th, 2013 at 11:31am
By: xnoddyx
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Installing YaBB 2.5.2 on Windows 2008 and IIS 7 - here's how!
There are three problems that happen:
1. ActivePerl doesn't register handlers with IIS
2. YaBB can't find its install directory
3. There is a bug in the function "fatal_error" in Subs.p...

Started Dec 11th, 2012 at 9:46pm by Gomez Addams
5 2,410 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2013 at 12:22am
By: xnoddyx
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New 2.5 clean install
Anyone having stored IP address issues?  All of the users logged IP address are being stored as the same IP?  Any ideas?

Started Nov 25th, 2010 at 5:49am by jc2823
13 5,080 Last Post Nov 28th, 2010 at 4:12pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Problem with Email and Some Admin
I moved our Yabb from a shared account to a dedicated server.  Everything works fine except for email notifications and some Admin functions.  Also, users sometimes get the same error I get on the Adm...

Started May 27th, 2010 at 12:49am by SteveInTN
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26 12,487 Last Post Aug 11th, 2010 at 3:53am
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Re-installing new YABB with my old forum
I am not a pearl or programming expert.  I downloaded the new version 2.5.  I have an old forum made several years ago, but can't find the person who made it with YABB.  It went down when I lost my do...

Started Jun 2nd, 2011 at 3:09pm by youcandraw
1 1,609 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2011 at 11:36pm
By: JonB
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Search Engines
Hello YaBB, As you know i newly created site: and have lots of issues... I must say for your every help till now. At present, dont know why in my site cant show any Search Engines. ...

Started Aug 20th, 2011 at 10:36pm by sachin
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17 6,491 Last Post Mar 23rd, 2012 at 1:56am
By: Bill Myers
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sendmail questions- XPPro, Apache, fake sendmail
I installed Yabb and got everything functioning today except sendmail. I tried fake sendmail. I can get it to work via command prompt but not through yabb. Any suggestions on how to fix fake sendmail ...

Started Sep 27th, 2010 at 12:34am by arlant
1 2,570 Last Post Sep 27th, 2010 at 3:07am
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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set up file
can anyone provide me with the set up file that lets me know what permissions to set files at and other things like that...

Started Sep 2nd, 2012 at 6:40pm by dave1
1 932 Last Post Sep 2nd, 2012 at 6:44pm
By: xnoddyx
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