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by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 272885

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

I am curious about something that perhaps the phpBB Management team can address at some point. Are you doing any sort of 'Lessons Learned' from this outage, other than the obvious "keep things patched" ;) Perhaps given the lengthy downtime involved in this one attack, setup a mirror site that can be...
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: A Couple Of Queries
Replies: 18
Views: 10934

Re: A Couple Of Queries

Check your GD settings, as described in this topic, and see if everything is enabled.
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Spam Bots & phpBB3?
Replies: 47
Views: 72552

Re: Spam Bots & phpBB3?

And again I ask,
You're getting tons of spambot registrations with CAPTCHA enabled?
I have not seen any spambots break the CAPTCHA yet. :|
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Spam Bots & phpBB3?
Replies: 47
Views: 72552

Re: Spam Bots & phpBB3?

You're getting tons of spambot registrations with CAPTCHA enabled? I went from about a dozen per day on 2.x to ZERO when I upgraded to 3 with CAPTCHA & admin activate. If I view who's online then look at my access logs I can see the spambots viewing the ucp but they never get through the registratio...
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Math equations (with latex)
Replies: 9
Views: 8788

Re: Math equations (with latex)

For scientific discussions it's would be really useful to write short equations using latex code inside a message, and have them converted to pics (preferably gifs). Surely latex is not the usual thing to run on a server, but why not ;) Unfortunately I'm not optimistic that I'll succeed with that m...
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Capcha/Visual Confirmation Code appears as 'X'
Replies: 4
Views: 3499

Re: Capcha/Visual Confirmation Code appears as 'X'

Check phpinfo to see if GD support is enabled. When running phpinfo (ACP -> General -> Quick Access -> PHP Information) look for the following section:
gd.png
gd.png (23.94 KiB) Viewed 3347 times
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Phpbb3 converter
Replies: 8
Views: 6622

Re: Phpbb3 converter

I have no idea if there is a specific converter or not, just that all official converters are located there, so if one exists you will find it there. There is no ETA on phpbb.com, down 4 days and counting so far. :|
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Phpbb3 converter
Replies: 8
Views: 6622

Re: Phpbb3 converter

On phpbb.com which is still offline. I don't know if any other sites mirror the converters or not.
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Solved -- was "CGI misbehaved"
Replies: 15
Views: 8450

Re: CGI misbehaved

Create a file named phpinfo.php and paste the following code into it:

Code: Select all

<?php phpinfo(); ?>
Upload this file to your www root and then try to execute it in your browser.....i.e. yourwebsite/phpinfo.php
Post back what your results are.
by bolverk
Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:17 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Update from 3.01 to 3.04?
Replies: 12
Views: 7127

Re: Update from 3.01 to 3.04?

Installing doesn't reset the permissions....you can change the permissions from your ftp client, which I assumed you used to upload the files, correct?