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by bbrunnrman
Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 310189

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

There seems to be confusion about getting the Custom profile fields to work. Part of the confusion is probably because the screen captures in the Knowledge Base article currently at http://phpbbcom.phpbbservice.nl/kb/article/custom-profile-fields-as-an-anti-spammer-tool.html (and analogous page that...
by bbrunnrman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:07 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 288107

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

It doesn't prompt you, it just does the conversion. Hmm, ok, I should say some of the time it prompts you. I was forced to do it on my personal forums on a couple of them. Maybe I've figured out the source of the confusion. When some users try to login the first time after phpBB2 to phpBB3 upgrade,...
by bbrunnrman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:48 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 288107

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Users passwords are only changed once they log in after the upgrade has been made. Remember when you first logged in after the change, and it told you it needed to update your password? That's when the change is made. So if you didn't log in after the phpbb3.x was installed, it's still in the old h...
by bbrunnrman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 288107

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

There's a little point I'd like to be totally clear about. In the original "Downtime and Server Compromise" post at http://area51.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=71&t=29973 phpBB3 is set to convert phpBB2 hashes to the new phpBB3 standard during the first user login. Many of the later posts suggest ...