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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2016, 04:03:33 PM »


Hi Jeff, sorry I was referring to another post so I updated my previous post.

Yeah, anything to change the IP address the forum sees you as should work




Steve.. try it now. I was in touch with the hosting company and they said they made an adjustment to a security setting in the server firewall. They said it could be something in the browser, that was setting this off.

Fingers crossed that the adjustment will work for both you and Matt.

Let me know.


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2016, 04:08:56 PM »
Steve.. try it now. I was in touch with the hosting company and they said they made an adjustment to a security setting in the server firewall. They said it could be something in the browser, that was setting this off.

Fingers crossed that the adjustment will work for both you and Matt.

Let me know.


Sorry can't test now at shopping centre as yesterday I drove 1000km north where I am today for a job interview... the things ya have to do now a days to increase the odds of getting a job... If I go back to Sydney, I'll test and let you know. Thanks very much


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2016, 01:47:38 AM »



Full access has now been restored.

Thanks very much Jeff and APF






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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2016, 03:30:24 AM »
Glad you are back in, Steve.  thumbsup.gif


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #29 on: February 27, 2016, 04:07:56 PM »
UPDATE: I've got partial access now... Jeff passed my IP addresses on to the server folks to create exceptions. 

At the local coffee shop they use IPv4 addresses and I can now access APF there. 

At home I have AT&T Uverse and they use the new, longer IPv6 addresses and I still do not have access there.   

Not sure if there is any hope left for home access.  Luckily we are considering changing to cable internet, which should solve the problem.  Thanks again to Jeff for working on this issue!

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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #30 on: February 27, 2016, 06:17:57 PM »
I still don't have access at home on cable internet.  Jeff can I also send you my IP for the list of exceptions?

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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #31 on: February 27, 2016, 06:24:45 PM »
Sounds like Harry got double banned- coffee shop and also at home... That's a lot of badness


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #32 on: February 27, 2016, 06:47:01 PM »
I still don't have access at home on cable internet.  Jeff can I also send you my IP for the list of exceptions?


Just sent you a PM, Vick.


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #33 on: February 27, 2016, 06:50:24 PM »
Steve.. try it now. I was in touch with the hosting company and they said they made an adjustment to a security setting in the server firewall. They said it could be something in the browser, that was setting this off.

Fingers crossed that the adjustment will work for both you and Matt.

Let me know.

The hosting company actually "turned off" a security mod that was active (by default) on the APF server. This likely is what was causing IPs to get blocked, after a number of errors when trying to post or do a cut and paste that triggered the mod.

Hopefully, with this security mod "turned off," there wont be any more triggers that will lock people out of the forum.



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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #34 on: February 27, 2016, 08:29:20 PM »
Woo hoo! Now working from home too!  My only explanation is that sometimes server changes take a while to percolate through the system.

Jeff, thanks again for your help... You deserve every penny T and Holiday are paying you  ;)

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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #35 on: February 27, 2016, 08:57:42 PM »
 woohoo

So good to read, Matt. Glad that you have "broken thru" and that you're able to get back on from home, now!


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #36 on: February 28, 2016, 12:46:39 AM »
And when Vick is hooked back up, all will be good in APF-land!  ;D


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #37 on: February 29, 2016, 02:34:35 PM »
All is back to normal for me too, now.  Thanks Jeff et al.

I'm so happy I vow to comment on every single post made from this point on until December 31st, 2017.  
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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #38 on: February 29, 2016, 02:38:35 PM »
Good to know you are also back on and your IP is unblocked, Vick.  thumbup


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #39 on: May 08, 2016, 10:48:50 PM »
Blocked again at home.


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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #40 on: May 09, 2016, 12:35:56 AM »
Blocked again at home.


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PM me your home IP address and I will look into it for you.  :)
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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #41 on: May 09, 2016, 03:24:58 AM »
ummm, im back ?
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Re: Forum blocking access/IP addresses due to copy/paste bug
« Reply #42 on: May 09, 2016, 05:16:04 AM »