Disallow free email addresses

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vinnaboy
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Disallow free email addresses

Post by vinnaboy » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:13 am

How do I disallow people to register with free emails like yahoo, hotmail and gmail?

Thanks!

Pete

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Re: Disallow free email addresses

Post by ABCDiamond » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:16 am

vinnaboy wrote: How do I disallow people to register with free emails like yahoo, hotmail and gmail?

Thanks!

Pete

Under "Ban Control"
select:
"Ban one or more email addresses "
To specify more than one email address, separate them with commas. To specify a wildcard username, use * like *@hotmail.com

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Post by vinnaboy » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:18 am

Thanks but won't that ban my other members also? I just don't want the new members registering with free emails.

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Post by ABCDiamond » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:27 am

vinnaboy wrote: Thanks but won't that ban my other members also? I just don't want the new members registering with free emails.
It does quote: "Please note that banning an email address alone will not prevent that user from being able to log on or post to your board"
Therefore I think it will only stop new validations.

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Post by vinnaboy » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:41 am

Ok, thanks! I'll give it a try.

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Post by starfoxtj » Wed Nov 23, 2005 5:51 am

Correct, email banning only bans NEW registrations using that email.

Your current members are unaffected.
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Post by nuckfan15 » Wed Nov 23, 2005 6:32 am

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Post by vinnaboy » Wed Nov 23, 2005 1:44 pm

I tried and it worked. Thanks! :D

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