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  0 Thread: VPN needed to access WN?
Post: RE: VPN needed to access WN?

We've had a bunch of problems with spammers. We've tried a few solutions, but they are still posting here quite frequently. Our most recent attempt to get rid of them was to block a lot of countries...
sysadmin Software Update Complete 5 681 05-07-2021, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: It's doing it again with cloud form
Post: RE: It's doing it again with cloud form

Is it working better for you now, or are you still encountering the same issue?
sysadmin Software Update Complete 8 1,394 01-27-2021, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: Hey Sysadmin
Post: RE: Hey Sysadmin

Thanks for letting me know. Should be fixed now, hopefully.
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 5 706 01-26-2021, 12:39 PM
  0 Thread: Tech Support - Mods!!!!
Post: RE: Tech Support - Mods!!!!

I'm in the process of putting the site behind CloudFront, which should then be able to handle all the requests for data from it, leaving the database to just handle requests to post data onto the site...
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 9 1,341 01-15-2021, 06:25 PM
  0 Thread: What's Up With Woodnet Speed
Post: RE: What's Up With Woodnet Speed

Not sure what the issue here is. I've tried restarting the server, but that only seemed to work temporarily. I also found out that the mail client that we had been using for SMTP had disabled our ac...
sysadmin Woodworking 21 2,463 01-05-2021, 05:30 PM
  0 Thread: Passwords
Post: RE: Passwords

Sorry that you had trouble resetting your password, though I am glad you got it done. We are following the standard best-practice of a 12-character minimum password requirement at this time. https...
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 3 1,753 11-04-2019, 01:00 PM
  0 Thread: Woodnet email address to add to whitelist?
Post: RE: Woodnet email address to add to whitelist?

I haven't found Gmail to ever block emails out completely, at least not that I am aware of, but that could be the case I suppose. It is also possible that something went wrong with the site at some p...
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 14 5,640 09-12-2019, 10:51 AM
  0 Thread: Account not activated?
Post: RE: Account not activated?

In your case, you were marked as a Member, so you should have been able to post, but your display status was still marked as "Awaiting Activation" for some reason. I've fixed this now in your case, a...
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 9 5,215 03-27-2019, 01:43 PM
  0 Thread: Account not activated?
Post: RE: Account not activated?

(03-27-2019, 11:14 AM)Smashedfinger Wrote: Is there an active moderator on these forums? How does one get their account "activated"? There are active moderators, but they normally don't handle that...
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 9 5,215 03-27-2019, 01:40 PM
  Photo Thread: Woodsmith Woodworking Giveaway
Post: Woodsmith Woodworking Giveaway

Want free woodworking products? Enter to WIN this really cool tool chest from Woodsmith! Plus many other prizes like the Woodsmith Fine Tool Set which includes a 6 and 12" steel rule, a scraper, and a...
sysadmin Woodworking 1 1,518 04-25-2018, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: Woodnet advertisers
Post: RE: Woodnet advertisers

Sorry about that - it was a 3rd party ad. However, we have decided, for the moment, to replace those 3rd party ads with internal ads to our own sites that are created by us, so you shouldn't encounte...
sysadmin Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 4 4,112 08-29-2017, 04:30 PM
  0 Thread: https Certificate expired
Post: RE: https Certificate expired

I have changed the cron job so that it is set to renew it every month instead, so it will get two tries every 2 months. The next expiration date is July 16. It is on my calendar.
sysadmin Software Update Complete 5 5,215 04-17-2017, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: https Certificate expired
Post: RE: https Certificate expired

Fixed. WoodNet is using LetsEncrypt now, and the certificate expires every 2 months. There is a cron job that is supposed to renew it, but sometimes it fails to contact LetsEncrypt's servers, so I h...
sysadmin Software Update Complete 5 5,215 04-17-2017, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: Email Activation
Post: Email Activation

I have gotten some emails and messages from users who have created an account but have not received an activation email. Note that there are two mechanisms for activation: email and moderator. If yo...
sysadmin Software Update Complete 1 3,751 01-26-2017, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: odd article numbering in threads
Post: RE: odd article numbering in threads

I just discovered that this odd article numbering issue is due to the plugin I created to hide political posts. Since this issue does not really affect anything important, I'll probably just leave it...
sysadmin Software Update Complete 2 3,829 01-26-2017, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: Peculiar thread: invisible responses
Post: RE: Peculiar thread: invisible responses

Can anyone who is having this problem try viewing the forums in a different browser where you are not logged in and tell me what you see?
sysadmin Software Update Complete 7 5,865 12-07-2016, 09:36 AM
  0 Thread: Can't Add Photos As Attachments
Post: RE: Can't Add Photos As Attachments

This problem should be fixed now.
sysadmin Software Update Complete 4 4,405 12-02-2016, 10:26 PM
  0 Thread: Peculiar thread: invisible responses
Post: RE: Peculiar thread: invisible responses

Is anyone else experiencing this issue? If not, I think this may be due to browser plugins you have installed. I know people have had problems with browser plugins in the past. Have you tried using...
sysadmin Software Update Complete 7 5,865 11-29-2016, 09:27 AM
  Information Thread: Merge with Questions Forum
Post: Merge with Questions Forum

I'll be merging this Sofware Update Complete forum in with the Questions About the WoodNet Forum Features forum pretty soon. Today or tomorrow. All the threads from this forum will show up there ins...
sysadmin Software Update Complete 0 40,262 11-16-2016, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: Hidden moderator post titles show in the "Latest forum threads" page
Post: RE: Hidden moderator post titles show in the "Late...

Fixed. Thanks for letting me know.
sysadmin Software Update Complete 2 3,278 11-15-2016, 11:19 AM

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