Error: Forbidden

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Error: Forbidden

Post by ferrethouse2004 »

When I login I've started getting this message...

You don't have permission to access /login.php on this server.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

A few of my members have complained about this sporadically.

Anyone know what would be causing this?
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Post by RedTrinity »


We had the same problem on our forum, members randomly getting that error message in random threads and not being able to post in that particular thread for hours on end.

After a search of similar topics on the forum I found it was related to a problem with our webhost, I contacted them about it and after some investigation they said it was related to "misconfigured modsecurity" or something along those lines and fixed it, sure enough the forbidden errors went away.

Hope this info helps,


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