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Wildcard author not working?

Postby gregoryx » Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:33 pm

I use an author search of * with a limit of days to find posts that are recent... but it doesn't seem to work on the new board. Is that just a "turn it back on" thing?

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Postby DaveB » Mon Feb 13, 2006 12:56 am

Greg - Wildcard search is also not working. I do not think this is an option on the PHP setup screens. I will look at my site to see.
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Postby rahl » Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:41 am

It could be the 'security feature' described in this phpbb support forum thread.

This "hardening" was introduced because some "idiots" used only-wildcard searches for DoS attacks or just to take the server down. If you want this for your board, just unapply the changes made to search.php.

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Postby gregoryx » Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:57 am

Sounds right... let's get it back! 8)

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Postby justmikie » Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:39 pm

We REALLY need this back. Can someone take care of it
http://www.phpbbhacks.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=201388#201388

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Postby gregoryx » Fri Mar 03, 2006 6:39 pm

BUMP. I can't get the list of threads of late after being gone for a week... bummer. :(

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Postby CinemarDave » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:55 pm

I'll see what I can do to get this feature back again. Thanks for the link to the hack.

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Postby gregoryx » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:04 pm

Thanks, Dave. :D

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Postby gregoryx » Thu Mar 09, 2006 1:11 am

PLEASE? [-o<

I know you've got a lot going on... but I'm just trying to "catch up" on posts and help answer questions and such... and really can't if I can't find the posts. :?

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Postby CinemarDave » Sun Mar 12, 2006 9:39 am

Ok - you've got your wildcard author searching back.

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Postby gregoryx » Sun Mar 12, 2006 2:48 pm

So I do!

Thank you! =D>


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