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Started by spitfire80, February 22, 2016, 05:21:57 PM
Quote from: spitfire80 on February 22, 2016, 05:21:57 PMHello,Not sure if this is the right section but giving it a try. Im an admin on a forum using version 2.0.11. In the last number of months, a number of members, myself included, have gone to post a new thread topic or reply, or maybe have also cut and pasted some info from another site. When the post was ready to be previewed or posted, a 500 error screen would appear, but after 3 tries to get the post to go thru, suddenly access to the forum was seemingly blocked.I use both Firefox and Safari and on both, the small wheel would spin, indicating that the page was waiting to load. It would then time out, saying the site might be too busy, etc and to try later. It seemed my IP was blocked. Only when i reset my airport express (im an Apple user), did that seem to work as a new IP was generated from the wireless device.But I have a couple members that have been "locked out" for weeks and cannot change their IPs.I guess the question is... what would cause this? And is there a way to fix this? Is it in the software, or a firewall issue? Im at a bit of a loss, to be honest.Thanks all!Jeff
Quote from: spitfire80 on February 22, 2016, 06:40:12 PMThanks so much for that response and info. I have just emailed the host company,.. sending them your reply, to see what they might say.Can I ask how cutting and pasting plain text from one site, in order to re-post it to a forum could cause the three "500 errors" and then the lockout on the 4th try? Any idea?