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Offline Grashtel

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Friend not able to access the forum
« on: January 30, 2013, 03:59:03 PM »
A friend of mine who I have pointed over here is apparently getting blocked from accessing the forum.  The error message they are getting is
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Forbidden

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

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
And their details are:
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ISP is T-Online in Germany, My IP is in the 93.197.235 block and I'm running Firefox on Crunchbang Linux. But I get the same error message on Chrome.
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Offline LunarOrbit

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Friend not able to access the forum
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013, 06:43:19 PM »
I probably banned that range of IP addresses due to spam problems, but I'll have to look into it some more. I'll let you know what I find.
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I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth.
I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
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Re: Friend not able to access the forum
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2013, 09:21:48 PM »
Yes, I had banned that range of IPs. I'm not sure exactly when or why, but most likely because I was getting spam.

I've removed the ban, your friend should be able to join now.
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth.
I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth.
I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
- Neil Armstrong (1930-2012)