Administration Control Panel - 403 Access Forbidden error

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Administration Control Panel - 403 Access Forbidden error

Post by Vikestart » Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:47 pm

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What version of phpBB are you using? phpBB 3.0.6
What is your board's URL? http://www.cncreality.com/forums
Who do you host your board with? http://www.navhost.com
How did you install your board? I used the download package from phpBB.com
Is your board a fresh install or a conversion? Fresh Install
Do you have any MODs installed? Yes
Is registration required to reproduce this issue? Yes
What MODs do you have installed? "mChat" and "Wait at Registration"
What styles do you currently have installed? C&C Reality (Heavily Modified DVGX10)
What language(s) is your board currently using? English (primary), Norwegian and Dutch
Which database type/version are you using? MySQL 5
What is your level of experience? New to PHP but not phpBB
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What password can be used to view this issue? N/A
When did your problem begin? As soon as I upgraded to phpBB "Olympus" 3.0.6
Please describe your problem. When attempting to log into the Administration Control Panel, I get a blank page with Access Forbidden text on it. Please note that this happens AFTER submitting the log in details, and NOT when loading the page.
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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by DoYouSpeakWak » Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:17 pm

Try to check if some of the files are missing. acp files are in the adm folder in the 3.0.6 package.

With so little mods you can simple open the mchat install.xml and do all the file edits to any files in the adm folder. Save them. reupload entire adm folder and mcaht files and you should have access to the acp.
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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by Vikestart » Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:17 pm

Well, there is not missing any files, I think.
And the mChat mod does not require editing of any adm files.

Could you please explain more detailed to me, step by step so I know exactly what you're pointing to?

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by Vikestart » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:27 pm

Far more than 6 hours have passed.

I'm requesting support. Anybody?

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by dcz » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:29 pm

Looks like discussed here already : http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=1859985

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by Vikestart » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:31 pm

My topic was created first. And there has not been much support from phpBB in that thread either.

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by dcz » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:33 pm

I was just trying to help, and I saw you posted there also. It's just that there is a bug report posted in the other one, so it's good to follow on that issue.

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by Vikestart » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:39 pm

dcz wrote:I was just trying to help, and I saw you posted there also. It's just that there is a bug report posted in the other one, so it's good to follow on that issue.
I see. I will post a bug report with very detailed information so maybe they see that the problem is more wide-spread that it seemed at first.

I had this problem when I tested 3.0.6 RC4, and I had to re-install the forum. When the final 3.0.6 was released recently, I though maybe the problem wasn't gonna occur, but it did and I wouldn't like to re-install once again.

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by dcz » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:45 pm

Seems to be confirmed on a fresh install too : http://www.phpbb.com/bugs/phpbb3/ticket ... t_id=54145

I don't get why though, I did not fell on this one.

Also, maybe there is not need for a second ticket.

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Re: Access Forbidden!

Post by Vikestart » Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:58 pm

That trick did not help. I will try uploading a fresh install and see if it works.
There is need for a second ticket because that ticket in that link is not quite much detailed.

Here is my ticket, with as much details as I possibly could think of:
http://www.phpbb.com/bugs/phpbb3/54175

Hope it helps understanding more of the situation.

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