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Forum: vB4 General Discussions 07 Apr 2019, 01:49
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By loua_oz
Restored /forums directory and the problem went...

Restored /forums directory and the problem went away. Could not edit but could add or moderate posts. Could be, inadvertently changed some editor setting somewhere.

Case closed.
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 05 Apr 2019, 11:23
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By loua_oz
VB 4.2.3 Patch 2 Can not edit posts as Admin

Started happening 3 days ago. Edit posts (my own, for spelling) never lets me into the edit screen.

Tried as Admin (my own site) , same thing. Checked, no external files on the site in both VB...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 13 May 2017, 01:21
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By loua_oz
How do you add that? Just like this? ...

How do you add that? Just like this?


.htaccess:

RewriteEngine on

# If you are having problems or are using VirtualDocumentRoot, uncomment this line and set it to your vBulletin directory....
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 13 May 2017, 01:04
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By loua_oz
Thank you, I remember doing that years back with...

Thank you, I remember doing that years back with .htaccess file. Now, my .htaccess looks like this (autocreated when I blocked 3 IP addresses using cPanel that my provider gives).
What should it...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 13 May 2017, 00:39
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By loua_oz
In Navigation Manager the default is CSS.

In Navigation Manager the default is CSS.
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 13 May 2017, 00:11
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By loua_oz
VBuletin shows bare skeleton as home page

After failed upgrade to 4.2.5 , restored my site from backup. However, when going to www.sitename.com, it lands into skeleton like in the picture.

In "Script Name for Forum Home Page" i have...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 11 May 2017, 12:23
Replies: 19
Views: 2,521
Posted By loua_oz
What should I tell them? Someone from VB told me...

What should I tell them? Someone from VB told me that you, the hosting site, are lying about versions of PHP?

--------------- Added 1494506710 at 1494506710 ---------------

How could I dispute...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 11 May 2017, 08:40
Replies: 19
Views: 2,521
Posted By loua_oz
Ugrade errors 4.2.3P2 -> 4.2.5

Just logged in to here after failed upgrade and saw this post.

In March, tried to upgrade 4.2.3 P2 to 4.2.4 and did not work.
Today, tried to upgrade 4.2.3 P2 to 4.2.5 and same.

Hosting shows...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 16:20
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
Amazing how amateurish and trivial advice were...

Amazing how amateurish and trivial advice were here. About a poor quality software that sits atop something that is a a science for them, somebody else's database.
Then, they started exploring the...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 15:18
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
And they are, the world over, every day. ...

And they are, the world over, every day.

Those who don't know what to say, retreat to Database injections.

Really, how could that happen? It might, but the database is not vBs property, neither...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 15:02
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
Not really. But I bought a product that goes a...

Not really.
But I bought a product that goes a victim to anyone who wants to hack it.
Just when they want.

Then I need someone (outside of vB) to help me. That is not a product, that is rubbish....
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 14:54
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By loua_oz
VB 4 not under any further development? You...

VB 4 not under any further development?

You said that, would VB staff confirm?
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 14:37
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By loua_oz
You could be cool with that, for me, i will never...

You could be cool with that, for me, i will never ever even touch any mod.
GA VB is ok, they may incorporate your mod.
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 14:26
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By loua_oz
Why do we need any mods, why is it not provided...

Why do we need any mods, why is it not provided by VB?
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 20 Sep 2015, 13:46
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
I don't really care about your advice although I...

I don't really care about your advice although I appreciate your time to chip in.

It came before: the product, vBulletin has to be a product serviceable by a user. Not by the boffins.

That is...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 10 Sep 2015, 11:29
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
True, renaming config.php stopped the site. ...

True, renaming config.php stopped the site.

Then, my provider is telling me what is either not true or I don't understand

You have changed password for

ftp
mysql
mail
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 10 Sep 2015, 07:42
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
My site is back to normal, has been since first...

My site is back to normal, has been since first 3-4 posts here and without anyone's help.
- File permissions are 644, directories 755.
- Originally it was 4.1 hacked in 2010. That was before...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 10 Sep 2015, 03:18
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
There are 100s of VB sites hacked daily, the most...

There are 100s of VB sites hacked daily, the most hacked product in board software history is exactly VB 4. My hosting provider could be targeted and vulnerable, I came just a s a run off the mill...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 09 Sep 2015, 23:13
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
.htaccess does not come with vanilla install. ...

.htaccess does not come with vanilla install.

People off the street would not know what it is but would know that plain text passwords are bad idea.

Ridiculous: it is like saying that your...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 09 Sep 2015, 22:33
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
What experts? Those telling me that plain...

What experts? Those telling me that plain password in ascii file is normal?
And what after "experts" have checked the db? A hacker capable of getting into my site would just have to go and...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 09 Sep 2015, 04:56
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
Thank you, The hacked directory (root and...

Thank you,
The hacked directory (root and subdirectories) were saved by the provider as soon as I requested them to down the site (it was displaying hackers' message and I could not get into admin...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 09 Sep 2015, 00:18
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
Trivialities like that were done even before I...

Trivialities like that were done even before I posted here.

Whole root directory "rm -r", wiped out
Fresh install of VB 4.2.3
There are no plugins, all vanilla
Maintenance-Diagnostics shows...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 08 Sep 2015, 21:54
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
Whole this business is Mickey Mouse, I am not...

Whole this business is Mickey Mouse, I am not surprised it gets hacked, the surprise is it has ever worked at all.

The hosting company upgraded cPanel (another mickeymousepieceofsh1t) 2 months...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 08 Sep 2015, 12:53
Replies: 79
Views: 4,460
Posted By loua_oz
That is, complicated procedures, that have...

That is, complicated procedures, that have spelled the death of the forums.

Go Facebook, no need for obscure advice like in the posts above, some in their fusnotes asking for money.
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 08 Sep 2015, 11:57
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By loua_oz
Yes, possible. Yes again, shared hosting, it...

Yes, possible.
Yes again, shared hosting, it may well be their problem. As I said, seems the hackers waltz in and farm the users and their sites without apparent problem with their sites. They...
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