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Thread Query

Postby Rated B » 08 Dec 2010, 15:59

Just wondering...

Is there a limit to the number of images or videos a thread can contain?

I've been trying to post a thread in YY as something more than just a simple list, but I cannot seem to get anything more into it. Any attempt to add content to the posts I've made to hold places causes a "You do not have permission to access this document" error and I then cannot access the site for 10-20 minutes.

I'm wondering if this is either some setting somewhere, or the database tottering under its own weight (although, of course, MySQL regularly handles databases FAR bigger than any forum could produce...)?

I've split each set of 20 into 4 sets of 5, but after allowing me to post the first two, I can no longer add any more.

Any ideas, or should I just go post it on a blog somewhere and put a link in?
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Re: Thread Query

Postby JQW » 08 Dec 2010, 16:03

You've probably triggered one of the mod_secure filters our provider put in place without telling us.

Unfortunately some of these filters are simply too stupid to ever be used. One, which I managed to get disabled earlier today, was being simply triggered by the presence of the word 'casino' anywhere within the submitted text. Unfortunately as I've no access from here to mod_security itself, I can't tell what is actually configured. I can determine when a rule is activated from the logs, though.

If you let me know when, roughly, you made the post, I can find the relevant filter from the log files and get our provider to disable it.
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Re: Thread Query

Postby Rated B » 08 Dec 2010, 16:08

Cheers, I figured it couldn't be the DB, but it's been so long since I've seen under the phpBB hood, I have no idea what may be done there now.

I'm not 100% on the times.

However, I'll try to edit it again shortly, take a note of what time it is and if need be, let you know.

Cheers, Jeth. :)
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Re: Thread Query

Postby Rated B » 08 Dec 2010, 16:25

Right, I've just been able to edit the 4th post on the page, so perhaps the problem is more with this post in the thread specifically:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=97869#p2704409

?

The last edit attempt was at 1609.
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