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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Ace Pace » 2015-09-26 03:23am

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Lord Revan wrote:btw I'm getting a virus alert for SD.net website (more accurately for the file
w w w.stardestroyer.net/Empire/RecruitPics/Recruit-7-large.png), you might want to check if that's something to be consern about or just a false positive, oh and I broke the link to the file in purpose if it turns out it was infected.


I just took a look at it, unless it's exploiting an unknown flaw in PNG parsers, it's legit.

you mean it's just false positive?



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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Dominus Atheos » 2015-09-26 05:48am

We could tell you more about why it's a false positive if you post a screenshot of the warning you get.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Lord Revan » 2015-09-26 10:37am

Dominus Atheos wrote:We could tell you more about why it's a false positive if you post a screenshot of the warning you get.

I don't have a good image host atm but the threat it's telling me there is here is a "Trojan.Maliframe" virus with the location of said threat being the file I linked earlier.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Ace Pace » 2015-09-26 06:10pm

Lord Revan wrote:
Dominus Atheos wrote:We could tell you more about why it's a false positive if you post a screenshot of the warning you get.

I don't have a good image host atm but the threat it's telling me there is here is a "Trojan.Maliframe" virus with the location of said threat being the file I linked earlier.


That's a generic identifier.
That sounds more like suspicious HTML markup than the image file itself, meaning Symantec doesn't like the markup in the webpage.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Lord Revan » 2015-09-27 07:42pm

it called it a low priority threat anyway.
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Postby Dalton » 2015-09-29 11:02am

For anyone wondering, there was a board outage from yesterday afternoon until this morning. The board went down while Mike was away.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Broomstick » 2015-09-29 11:28am

Well, when I couldn't access the board I sort of figured it was an outage... which, of course, happened just when I needed to look up a recipe posted on here. Glad it's back.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Sea Skimmer » 2015-11-03 08:05pm

Every function of the board, but above all the quote function which at times will not work at all, is now running much much slower since the upgrade for me.
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Re: Report board software problems here

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Sea Skimmer wrote:Every function of the board, but above all the quote function which at times will not work at all, is now running much much slower since the upgrade for me.

Me too, sort of. When I click a link that should go to a new browser page, the little swirly thing swirls and swirls, but nothing else happens for a while. If I hit <esc> (sometimes also need to refresh page) the swirly stops and the new page shows. Doesn't always happen, but frequently enough to annoy.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Darth Wong » 2015-11-03 08:30pm

I honestly have no idea why that might be happening. Unfortunately, since I upgraded both the server OS and the BBS software, it's possible that the culprit could be either.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby SpottedKitty » 2015-11-03 11:22pm

FWIW, I've now switched to the subsilver2 theme (a bit too bright for my eyes, but everything's more or less back to their proper places) and the slowdown seems to have mostly gone away. Should the theme setting be able to affect reponse time like that? Image
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Edi » 2015-11-04 12:55am

The board slowdowns disappeared or at least lessened for me too when I switched to subsilver, so it looks like there is something related to that.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Thanas » 2015-11-05 12:50pm

It was running a bit slower but now it is as fast as I was used to with the new "old" SDN theme.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Argosh » 2015-11-07 05:47am

Wow, new look had me in panic for a few minutes. Took me that long to figure out where the theme settings were hidden.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby SpottedKitty » 2015-11-07 04:39pm

The board update reminded me of a weirdness I've been having with logging on.

I have no problems logging on when I click my usual browser bookmark to the forums index page and click the "login" link; the name and password boxes autopopulate (I'm using the current Firefox) and I just need to hit the confirm button.

When I click on the link in an e-mail notification without logging in first, I get the login page but the text boxes don't autopopulate. It's been exactly the same before and after the site update.

This works properly on every other phpBB-powered site I visit regularly. Why not here? Anyone else seeing the same thing?
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Dalton » 2015-11-09 11:40am

Your password settings are probably page-specific instead of domain-specific?
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Elheru Aran » 2015-11-09 01:34pm

Did a bunch of stuff in the Announcements forum vanish?
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Postby Dalton » 2015-11-09 03:34pm

Er...hm. Interesting. I honestly do not know.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Elheru Aran » 2015-11-09 04:12pm

It's not a big deal, but it's an interesting error. Maybe some data didn't get moved over properly or something. *shrugs* Something for Mike to deal with later. I just know that there was stuff a *little* more recent than 2012 on there, anyway :P
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby SpottedKitty » 2015-11-09 07:28pm

Dalton wrote:Your password settings are probably page-specific instead of domain-specific?

It's the standard Firefox password setup; I just looked, and everything seems to be set to just the domain URL.

Although, that said, the login page I see when I use the link on the forum index page, and the login page I see after clicking on a link from an e-mail, appear to be identical. Except that in one, the autocomplete works, the other doesn't.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Dalton » 2015-11-10 12:57pm

SpottedKitty wrote:
Dalton wrote:Your password settings are probably page-specific instead of domain-specific?

It's the standard Firefox password setup; I just looked, and everything seems to be set to just the domain URL.

Although, that said, the login page I see when I use the link on the forum index page, and the login page I see after clicking on a link from an e-mail, appear to be identical. Except that in one, the autocomplete works, the other doesn't.

Odd. Honestly don't know what to make of that.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby madd0ct0r » 2015-11-10 04:19pm

Oddity earlier. Using android phone, tap on notifications the box for notifications turns up extreme stage left, mostly off screen.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby SpottedKitty » 2015-11-10 07:15pm

Dalton wrote:
SpottedKitty wrote:Except that in one, the autocomplete works, the other doesn't.

Odd. Honestly don't know what to make of that.

I'll fire off a query in the Firefox Support forums, maybe there's an otherwise innocuous setting buried in the depths of the phpBB software that nudges the Firefox autocomplete routines off kilter.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby Ace Pace » 2015-11-22 02:47am

SSL Certificate is expired.
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Re: Report board software problems here

Postby SpottedKitty » 2015-11-22 03:12am

Maybe, or maybe not, slightly urgent — is anyone else getting an "Untrusted Connection" error when clicking on a thread link from an update e-mail? Just started happening now, it wasn't happening a few hours ago when I last browsed the site.

Ah, looking a bit deeper it seems the security certificate has expired and is invalid. False positive, or Something Weird™ going on?
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