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403 Forbidden Access to this resource on the server is denied!

Started by nadeem34, May 04, 2018, 09:54:32 AM

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nadeem34

Hi every one

I am running smf 2.0.15 i got complaint from my visitors that whenever they try to reply to a post they got this error please help how can i fix this
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Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen

403 forbidden is a server side message, most probably your host has some "security measure" like mod_security that is blocking access to functions based on certain defined rules, and for some reason these users are hitting those rules.

Perhaps see your server's error log to make sure of this, and then contact your host to have them fix it.

https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Mod_security_-_Having_problems_with_mod_security
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evildrome

I got this error because I typed

(File-->Options-->Miscellaneous)

trying to give instructions to someone .

When I got rid of the -->  it stopped giving me 403 errors.

Arantor

Yeah, that's a classic mod_security problem. See the above linked wiki page for more information.
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