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Postby 900i on Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:28 am

Wikimint:Community Portal has been destroyed. Needs rebuilding.
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Re: Wiki Alert

Postby antiquexray on Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:15 am

900i wrote:Wikimint:Community Portal has been destroyed. Needs rebuilding.
How does something like this happen?
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Postby 900i on Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:59 am

Anyone can log in if they have an account and mod the pages, thats how wiki's work. The log in procedure is going to be changed to stop this kind of thing happening.
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Postby antiquexray on Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:49 am

900i wrote:Anyone can log in if they have an account and mod the pages, thats how wiki's work. The log in procedure is going to be changed to stop this kind of thing happening.
So you are saying that someone, either on purpose or by accident, deleted the Wiki. That sucks. Is there anykind of log to track who last accessed it?
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Postby antiquexray on Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:54 am

antiquexray wrote:
900i wrote:Anyone can log in if they have an account and mod the pages, thats how wiki's work. The log in procedure is going to be changed to stop this kind of thing happening.
So you are saying that someone, either on purpose or by accident, deleted the Wiki. That sucks. Is there anykind of log to track who last accessed it?


BTW, there's something else going on as well. I don't know how many times is got

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Postby 900i on Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:23 pm

It's done deliberately from what I can see in the logs.
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Postby calumc on Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:40 pm

im taking it theres no kind of backup then?
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Postby scorp123 on Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:13 am

antiquexray wrote:Critical Error - Could not connect to the database
That happens if too many people try to connect to this web site at the same time. It's harmless. Just wait a few seconds and then try again.
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Postby 900i on Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:52 am

Yeah there's a backup, but someone has to restore it. Which means someone has to keep a regular check on it.
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Postby Husse on Fri Aug 31, 2007 5:17 pm

The latest measures taken by clem to stop spammers seem to be effective - no spam for more than a day!
Less work for me :)
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Postby 900i on Fri Aug 31, 2007 5:49 pm

Husse wrote:The latest measures taken by clem to stop spammers seem to be effective :)


What measures are they then?
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Postby Husse on Sat Sep 01, 2007 6:49 am

If you post a link in the wiki you have to confirm it in the same manner as when you register.
When you register you have to give the answer to a simple mathematical problem :)
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