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by Slackervaara
Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: integration with joomla 3.x
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: integration with joomla 3.x

There are other commercial bridges.
http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... um-bridges
If they don't work it easiest probably to move your site to another host or install MySQL on your present server.
by Slackervaara
Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Block SQL-injection in .htaccess
Replies: 1
Views: 631

Block SQL-injection in .htaccess

I have a Joomla site with a phpBB3 forum integrated with JFusion. Some Joomla users use this in .htaccess to block SQL-injections of in this example tables with jos prefix: # Block out sql-injection RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} .*jos_.* [NC,OR] Have anyone experience of using protection of phpbb tabl...
by Slackervaara
Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Modify HTAccess
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: Modify HTAccess

We use to use SMF and had a mod to remove index.php ... The links would look like forum.sdx-developers.com/?topic=NUMBER ... need to get it to take the number when someone tries to use those links and rewrite it to forum.sdx-developers.com/viewpost.php?t=NUMBER ... It sounds you need a mod rewrite ...
by Slackervaara
Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3
Replies: 886
Views: 129290

Re: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3

I ask What is the name of this site? It is a unique question for my site only and as there are millions of sites it is difficult to crack. Also one could write: ?etis sith fo eman eth si tahW (read from right to left)
by Slackervaara
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Modify HTAccess
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: Modify HTAccess

I use the Joomla master htaccess file for protection of my phpBB3 forum also. It gives som extra protection against XSS, file injection etc. However som parts of the Joomla htaccess has to be modified, because some things in the forum was disturbed like avatars. http://docs.joomla.org/Htaccess_examp...
by Slackervaara
Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3
Replies: 886
Views: 129290

Re: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3

One thing that can decrease spam is to increase the flood interval i.e the time between two different posts from the identical individual. Most people does not post so rapidly,
by Slackervaara
Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Excessive visits from China
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Re: Excessive visits from China

On this site you can generate code for .htaccess that block most visitors from China.
http://www.ip2location.com/free/visitor-blocker
by Slackervaara
Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Special characters problem after backup restore
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: Special characters problem after backup restore

Have you checked the database? The collationation of the database and the collationation for the fields that display wrong letters?
by Slackervaara
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:02 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3
Replies: 886
Views: 129290

Re: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3

Has anyone tested ZB Block for phpBB3? Saw it recommended in another non-phpBB3 forum.

http://www.spambotsecurity.com/zbblock.php
by Slackervaara
Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: SQL Error "Too Many Connections"
Replies: 8
Views: 1617

Re: SQL Error "Too Many Connections"

When I optimize my database such things can happen. It seems as optimizing a big database like mine 500 MB can lock the site for a couple of minutes until optimization is complete. Especially the phpbb_posts table that can get huge due to index. You dont have any automatical optimization of the data...
by Slackervaara
Sat Nov 30, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3
Replies: 886
Views: 129290

Re: [Discuss] Preventing Spam in phpBB3

For Joomla I use the anti-spam extension EasyCalc check plus that randomly makes a mathematical problem typ 18 - 4 = It also protects my PhpBB-forum as registrations goes through Joomla. It is 100 % spam safe. So a good idea might be to make a lot of different mathematical problems in Q&A. http://jo...
by Slackervaara
Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] MODs in Development
Topic: [BETA]Q&A Registration Counter Measures Generator Software
Replies: 68
Views: 15719

Re: Q&A Registration Counter Measures Generator

But if you don't have a Swedish keyboard is it difficult to write snö.
by Slackervaara
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] MODs in Development
Topic: [BETA]Q&A Registration Counter Measures Generator Software
Replies: 68
Views: 15719

Re: Q&A Registration Counter Measures Generator

For those living in countries that has an alphabet with extra letters like Scandinavia and Germany, it can be good to include such letters in the answer. You can have the question: Copy the swedish word for snow snö as answer.
by Slackervaara
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: .htaccess file and spammers viewing my content
Replies: 4
Views: 608

Re: .htaccess file and spammers viewing my content

Here is a lists of bots that can be stopped through .htaccess:
http://www.javascriptkit.com/howto/htaccess13.shtml
by Slackervaara
Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Problems with phpbb_forums table after conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: Problems with phpbb_forums table after conversion

I have now some days ago made this change of my site: Delete all items with parent_id 0 except headcategory Ebber Change all forums from parent_id 23 to parent_id 0. (parent_id 0 means that they are visible, if I keep parent_id 23 I won't see the forums. Then I change forum_parents to empty. The for...

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