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Author Topic: Upgraded from 1.0.11 to 2.0.15 and can't access some admin functions  (Read 263 times)

Offline albany

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Hi Guys...,

I don't have much to do with the forum I' have a problem with, the admins just run it; I'm the hosting provider.

I've upgraded the forum for them from 1.0.11 to 2.0.15 - I'm not that familiar with SMF

Most things seem to be working, but when I try to access some of the admin functions I get:-

Forbidden

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



The URL i'm getting is...

**link to website**/smf/index.php?action=admin;area=securitysettings;*******=**************

I have removed the information where the *'s are in case they represent something that shouldn't be posted to a forum :)

Any help would be appreciated... I've been searching your forum for the past 2 hours with no joy.

TIA

Steve

Offline Illori

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Re: Upgraded from 1.0.11 to 2.0.15 and can't access some admin functions
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 02:58:39 PM »
disable mod_security.

Offline albany

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Re: Upgraded from 1.0.11 to 2.0.15 and can't access some admin functions
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 03:24:59 PM »
Thanks Illori

I've spoken with the data centre and they say mod_security shouldn't be causing the problem :(

Any further Ideas I can try?

Thanks again.

Regards

Steve

Offline Illori

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Re: Upgraded from 1.0.11 to 2.0.15 and can't access some admin functions
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2018, 03:31:19 PM »
then they dont know what they are talking about. get it disabled or find a new host.

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