umm... Anonymous banned?

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umm... Anonymous banned?

Post by Matand009 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:39 pm

by stupid brother banned the user Anonymous and now non members get the banned message, how do i undo this...

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Post by karlsemple » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:42 pm

Assuming you are already auto logged in and do not need to visit the board as a guest

go to the admin control panel -> users and groups tab -> User security and then click the ban option used to ban the anonymous user and then remove the ban
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Post by Matand009 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:05 pm

karlsemple wrote: Assuming you are already auto logged in and do not need to visit the board as a guest

go to the admin control panel -> users and groups tab -> User security and then click the ban option used to ban the anonymous user and then remove the ban


its not in the banned list :cry: ...

but i get that message before i login...

but i can still login

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Post by karlsemple » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:10 pm

What is the exact message you are getting?
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Post by Matand009 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:50 pm

here take a lookie

my site

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Post by karlsemple » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:53 pm

Matand009 wrote: here take a lookie

my site


if you have phpmyadmin empty...not drop ...empty the phpbb3 banlist table
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Post by Matand009 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 9:03 pm

karlsemple wrote:
Matand009 wrote:here take a lookie

my site


if you have phpmyadmin empty...not drop ...empty the phpbb3 banlist table


it worked...

thankyou!!!!!!!

:D

ps. i forgive my brother...

lol...

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Post by agent00shoe » Sun Feb 18, 2007 11:28 pm

Isn't this a bug?

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Post by david63 » Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:06 am

agent00shoe wrote: Isn't this a bug?
What - having a stupid brother?

I would say it is not a bug as you may want a closed forum so you could want to prevent guest access
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Post by karlsemple » Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:10 am

agent00shoe wrote: Isn't this a bug?



Nope, It is likely his brother entered a space into the ban list..... which I would guess(not tested this theory) would ban everyone like it does on phpBB2. Being able to ban someone is not a bug......it is a feature 8O
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Post by agent00shoe » Mon Feb 19, 2007 1:12 pm

So, banning the anonymous user is by design because it serves a purpose?

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Post by karlsemple » Mon Feb 19, 2007 1:17 pm

agent00shoe wrote: So, banning the anonymous user is by design because it serves a purpose?



No idea why you are arguing.....you know where the bug tracker is, if you feel ti is a bug submit it! The fact the anonymous user does not show in the banned user names when banned is another bug as you can not un-ban it


EDIT: However playing with it shows there is in my opinion actually no bug present as founders can log in still and you can add the Anonymous user to the

"Exclude from banning:
Enable this to exclude the entered users from all current bans."

section which will remove the ban and exclude it from banning again I my playing about was correct :)


I have submitted it to the bug tracker so the devs can decide :)



EDIT 2: Fixed in cvs :)
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