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Why banning takes so much time? smf 1.1.10

Started by Maxtor, October 04, 2009, 06:54:44 PM

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Maxtor

When i ban someone  , my forum lags or even crashes showing 500 internal errors. Sometimes i have to restart Apache in order to get fixed , or repair DB. what should i check? how to fix? which files are resposible for this problem???

shadow82x

Check your hosting and forum error logs. Do you notice any relevant errors?
Colin B
Former Spammer, Customize, & Support Team Member

Maxtor

Quote from: Shadow82x on October 05, 2009, 12:34:33 AM
Check your hosting and forum error logs. Do you notice any relevant errors?

no i dont see any errors plus im on VPS , i was on a shared account, and on VPS the problem is the same. what to do??

Maxtor

Bump, please i need help.
i have installed these packages in a clean forum:
1.  DisableTemplateEval  1.1    [ Uninstall ]  [ List Files ]  [ Delete ]
2. Ad Managment 2.3.1                  [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
3. SMFShop 3.1.1                                 [ Apply Mod ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
4. Users Online Today Mod 1.4.0 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
5. Member Color Link 3.0.7                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
6. MCLegendII.2 3.0                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
7. Anti Bot: Are You Human/Bot? 2.3 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
8. Karma Description Mod 2.3.1 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
9. Paid Subscriptions 0.18                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
10. YouTube BBCode 2.5.1                  [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
11. Moderator Activity Report for SMF1.1.4 1.2 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
12. Hide Post 1.1                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
13. Hide Tag Special 1.8.5                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
14. InfoBan - Expire Time 1.0 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
15. Global Headers Footers 1.4.1 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
16. Prevent Adding Signature Images And Links 1.3 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
17. Hide Tag BBC Image 1.0.1 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
18. Simple Award System 2.0.3 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
19. AJAX Instant Quick Reply 1.0.2 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
20. Country Flags 1.0.3                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
21. Colorize Boards 3.0                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
22. Banned members avatar 0.1 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]
23. Favicon 1.2                                 [ Uninstall ] [ List Files ] [ Delete ]

MrPhil

October 05, 2009, 04:02:52 PM #4 Last Edit: November 18, 2009, 10:41:11 AM by MrPhil
The most common causes of 500 (internal server) errors:

1) PHP file edited (or hacked), leaving blank or empty line(s) at the beginning or end of the file or blanks (or other characters) before the opening <?php or after the closing ?>
2) file uploaded in wrong mode (such as binary instead of ASCII/text)
3) using permissions forbidden by your host, such as 777 ("world writable") under suPHP
4) requesting SSL (https:) service when there is none for that exact domain
5) error in .htaccess or php.ini file coding
6) putting PHP settings into .htaccess (using phpflag or phpvalue commands) when your host requires you to use a php.ini file for this purpose
7) certain Mod Security settings in your .htaccess -- review them

Kenny01

My forum do crawl when i ban, i solved it by deleting many old banned members and deleting "ban triggers" and by emptying "session table" regularly after coverting it InnoDB.

Maxtor

Quote from: Kenny01 on October 06, 2009, 12:55:57 PM
My forum do crawl when i ban, i solved it by deleting many old banned members and deleting "ban triggers" and by emptying "session table" regularly after coverting it InnoDB.

i have removed many old banned members , and forum speed goes better. what solution we have for this???
i want to notice that i have more than 80 pages of banned users. my forum is running since 2004.

Kenny01

October 06, 2009, 09:19:18 PM #7 Last Edit: October 06, 2009, 09:23:07 PM by Kenny01
Try removing more you will notice a change, also do smf maintanance from time to time, delete all smf errors logs.

Also convert some tables like session, topics to InnoDB.

Maxtor

what is InnoDB? how do i install it? whats the advantages of this?

Kenny01


Aleksi "Lex" Kilpinen

Hi maxtor, is this still an issue?

Do you have very many bans in effect?
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JimM

What were you doing when you got that error?  Just posting the error in a topic where the last post was Oct 09 won't get you much help.  Were you banning a member as the topic title states?
Jim "JimM" Moore
Former Support Specialist

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