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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #30 on: November 15, 2016, 09:51:12 pm »
By the way, I have 2 emails from NGF for this -one saying "thread deleted," then another saying "thread moved" -but everything seems the same?  I got no PM's??

The thread got accidentally deleted then reinstated :thumbsup:


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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2016, 10:07:44 pm »
Ignore the emails rst that was us!  As for forbidden it may be a concoction of new firefox release, microsoft security updates and the forum running older code.  I plan to upgrade the forum very soon to the latest patch level. If that doesnt cure it then much head scratching will be required..



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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2016, 10:18:34 pm »
Watch out for splinters :P :D

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #33 on: November 16, 2016, 06:40:14 am »
 :D

I'm finishing a full back up of the forum as we speak.  I had to download 24GB overnight. :o

Only Me is kindly giving up his time to upgrade the forum and sort this problem out.  I'm sure there'll be lots of headbanging...   :headbutt:    ;D

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #34 on: November 16, 2016, 08:46:23 am »
  I'm sure there'll be lots of headbanging... 

 :headbang:  ?


:D


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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #35 on: November 16, 2016, 09:02:19 am »
Probably  :headbutt: rather than  :headbang:  when all we want is  :music::

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #36 on: November 16, 2016, 09:15:51 am »
We all know it will bomb :D, nothing as straight forward as going up in code by three complete SMF versions in one go   :o

During the upgrade the forum will be in maintenance mode.. You have been warned  :P


PS a google of 403 Forbidden error message would seem to show that it's not just this forum having issues, It's appearing all over the web, so based on this I would think something in a pushed browser update to do with security.
« Last Edit: November 16, 2016, 09:22:11 am by Only Me »



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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #37 on: November 16, 2016, 10:20:32 am »
I'm sure there'll be lots of headbanging...   :headbutt: 

That's gotta be better than  :computerangry: though!

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #38 on: November 16, 2016, 10:33:30 am »
Whatever the issue causing the glitches @Only Me, I wish you good luck with the update, and thanks for the effort and time it is costing you. :thumbsup:

I just hope that as you press the 'Update' button you don't get

Forbidden: You do not have permission to access Update on this server"

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #39 on: November 17, 2016, 10:35:19 pm »
We all know it will bomb :D, nothing as straight forward as going up in code by three complete SMF versions in one go   :o

During the upgrade the forum will be in maintenance mode.. You have been warned  :P


PS a google of 403 Forbidden error message would seem to show that it's not just this forum having issues, It's appearing all over the web, so based on this I would think something in a pushed browser update to do with security.

Hi, yes -on other sites I was getting a 403 as part of the message but didn't realise the 403 was stated in a little tab at the top on NGF pages instead :doh:

I hope your updating day went better then mine!  I see normality again reading things this evening :) so sounds like it did!

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #40 on: November 18, 2016, 02:04:39 pm »
Forbidden

You don't have permission to access /SMFN/index.php on this server.

Still getting this on Firefox. Four times before I managed to Log In. Quite a FAFF

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #41 on: November 18, 2016, 02:48:21 pm »
Is your firefox browser on the latest version and also have you cleared your cookies and internet cache as per my earlier posts?

If not then follow that line first. 



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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #42 on: November 18, 2016, 03:12:52 pm »
Is your firefox browser on the latest version and also have you cleared your cookies and internet cache as per my earlier posts?

If not then follow that line first.

Yes, all up to date.
Yes, always clear cookies at end of browsing.

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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #43 on: November 18, 2016, 04:56:15 pm »
You dont need to clear your cookies all the time! That could be your issue.  Also ensure you have latest java version installed



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Re: "Forbidden" message when viewing topics
« Reply #44 on: November 22, 2016, 09:09:33 pm »
Sorry, my computer went a bt slow and this got posted in another part of the forum.  Am about to correct...

I still get allot of 403 errors from NGF, but nothing like before.

Opera Browser?  I had to use it on raspblackberries years ago, terrible on them and glad to ditch it since as a browser.  It was so amazingly slow and never displayed things quite right.  I thought it had been ditched years ago but maybe not ???
« Last Edit: November 22, 2016, 09:10:35 pm by RST »

 

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