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Post by TestAwesome! on Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:52 am

Hi
I'm having issues with this one person who has no IP Address. He keeps making so so so many accounts on my forum that I dont know who is real and not, and I cant ban his Ip as he has none..
I'm not sure what to do Shit
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Post by Base on Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:04 pm

Hello TestAwesome!,

There are many ways to stop this. One recommended way is to make it so that users have the activate themselves through email. You can do this by going to:

1. Administration Panel (advanced mode)
2. Users & Groups Tab
3. Users options (on the left, under Users)
4. Select "New accounts activation : User"

Alternatively, you can decide who can join and who can't by selecting the "Admin" option. However, this means that ALL registrations must be manually activated or deactivated. Smile

Regards,

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Post by hoodedwarbler12 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:22 pm

Or you could ban his email address.

Is his name techguy1001 by any chance?
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Post by TestAwesome! on Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:36 pm

Thanks both, hmm no I do not think so..
I actually didnt think of doing the email thing. Oops. Sorry, and thanks!!
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Post by Base on Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:36 pm

You're welcome! Glad to be of your assistance. Very Happy
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Post by hoodedwarbler12 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:07 pm

You're welcome! Techguy1001, if you were wondering, is a person who did that on my forum.
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Post by Jophy on Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:51 am

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