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Dream
06 Aug 2006, 04:53
This will let you read your member's private messages.

Features:

- List PMs separated by sent/received given a username or id
- List all users with PMs
- Search PMs by "exact text", "all words" and "at least one of the words"
- List the latest 100 PMs sent

Installation:

Upload "read_pms.php" to your admincp folder and "cpnav_rpm.xml" to your includes/xml folder. Do not import the xml, upload it!!!

Usage:

On your admin control panel, under the "User" menu theres a link to the Read PMs mod. Only Super Administrators can use it.

y2krazy
06 Aug 2006, 05:00
Screens, please? Thank you. :)

Mosh
06 Aug 2006, 10:40
Dream,

Works with 3.5.5, thanks mate :)

Paul M
06 Aug 2006, 13:48
This thread is not for discussing the issues of reading PM's, if you have a problem with it then don't use it, those posts have been removed and any more posts on the subject are liable to get the same treatment. Thanks.

Bulent Tekcan
06 Aug 2006, 14:43
Hi Dream

Is it a same files for since 3.5.4 ? Before I use 3.5.4 and work still 3.6.0.Will I change or not ?

Thanks

Ghanem
06 Aug 2006, 14:58
Is it a same files for since 3.5.4 ? Before I use 3.5.4 and work still 3.6.0.Will I change or not ?same here, the old ver 0.6 for 3.5.x works fine and can't see any changes, do we need to replace files..

Nxs
06 Aug 2006, 16:53
My previous version was 0.5 since then :-

Message text is formated better now.
Option to view the last x (default 100) PM's

I think the last 100pm's was new in 0.7

Ghanem
06 Aug 2006, 19:21
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=91369
Version History
(0.6) Shows a list of the last X pms :)

Bulent Tekcan
06 Aug 2006, 19:27
If you have a characte problem like that

a:1:{s:2:"cc";a:1:{i:1;s:8:"BoYagoob";}}

Please read here http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showpost.php?p=949219&postcount=157 because same instruction still.


Cheers

Barakat
07 Aug 2006, 02:54
thanks i was waitting for it ...

DementedMindz
07 Aug 2006, 03:22
If you have a characte problem like that

a:1:{s:2:"cc";a:1:{i:1;s:8:"BoYagoob";}}

Please read here http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showpost.php?p=949219&postcount=157 because same instruction still.


Cheers

that didnt work for me dream has that line commented out for some reason... dream any reason it does that? and if I remove his comment then i just get array

Dream
08 Aug 2006, 18:25
Yes you guys should install this version, cause it parses the message right now.

The parsing is removing the quotes alltogether for some reason, as soon as I discover why Ill update this version. If anyone has any clues please post.

About that character problem on the To field, its the same thing, I couldnt find a code to parse that right, when I do Ill update the mod. That field changed from 3.5 to 3.6, so the code on the other thread doesnt work anymore. If anyone know how to unserialize that please post ;)

BoYagoob
09 Aug 2006, 22:32
Thanks a lot ..
I have a question please ..
Is there away not to display the PMs those are in "Sent Items Box"?

osmanungur
19 Aug 2006, 10:35
thanks works great

*i click install

bigsbydapicka
21 Aug 2006, 19:57
Please disregard......fixed the problem.

I'm new to VB. I copied the files over per your instructions but it does not show up under Users and I am the super Admin???

Brian

Shazz
21 Aug 2006, 20:01
I'm new to VB. I copied the files over per your instructions but it does not show up under Users and I am the super Admin???

Brian
Are you sure you uploaded the files to the correct folder and you didn't swtich them around?

Upload "read_pms.php" to your admincp folder and "cpnav_rpm.xml" to your includes/xml folder.
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bigsbydapicka
21 Aug 2006, 20:21
missed the XML directory.....all is good and works perfect.

Thanks!!!

Shazz
21 Aug 2006, 20:41
missed the XML directory.....all is good and works perfect.

Thanks!!!
Glad its now working :)
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sahinsivar
22 Aug 2006, 15:10
Thanks

MagikMuzik
22 Aug 2006, 19:42
I installed it and it appeared in the admin panel, but when I click 'Read PMs' I get this: 'You don't have permission to access this page.'

did I forget something?

Ghanem
22 Aug 2006, 20:45
is there a chance to add delete selected, delete all option :)

Ncturnal
23 Aug 2006, 04:20
I installed it and it appeared in the admin panel, but when I click 'Read PMs' I get this: 'You don't have permission to access this page.'

did I forget something?

Your account has to be defined as a Super Administrator in the /forum/includes/config.php file.

o0Hubba0o
23 Aug 2006, 04:25
Are you sure you uploaded the files to the correct folder and you didn't swtich them around?

Upload "read_pms.php" to your admincp folder and "cpnav_rpm.xml" to your includes/xml folder.

Have those files there, I'm the only super admin, no read pm's in under the users section.

Shazz
23 Aug 2006, 04:34
Have those files there, I'm the only super admin, no read pm's in under the users section.
If you have it in the admin CP it would show something.
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MagikMuzik
23 Aug 2006, 11:35
oops...thanks for that...works like a charm!

gwhooooey
23 Aug 2006, 12:07
For some reason the smilies (which I think were working when I first installed this... are now trying to link to them, but they think it's in the admincp/images etc directory.. which of course they're not.

How would I change it so it changes back to the normal directory?

jetblast10
23 Aug 2006, 13:45
clicks install - thanks!

cjwinternet
23 Aug 2006, 14:37
works great in 354, thanks

brvheart
23 Aug 2006, 20:10
*installs*

dvsDave
26 Aug 2006, 12:00
/me installs

Could this addon be prefixed with "Private Messages Enhancements", so it can be correctly categorized in the vb 3.6 addon's forum

SoftWareRevue
28 Aug 2006, 04:12
Thanks for the hack. Installed it. And as soon as I figure out how to let all admins have access, I'll post back. :)

Ncturnal
29 Aug 2006, 01:14
Thanks for the hack. Installed it. And as soon as I figure out how to let all admins have access, I'll post back. :)

You have to set the userid(s) you want to have access to it as super admins in the config.php file on your server. They would also need the ability to manage users in administrator permissions.

SoftWareRevue
29 Aug 2006, 02:54
You have to set the userid(s) you want to have access to it as super admins in the config.php file on your server. They would also need the ability to manage users in administrator permissions.What if you don't want every admin to be superadmin?

I'll tell you what I've done for now . . .

I edited read_pms.php, replacing [superadmininstrators] with [canrunqueries]. Then I added admins I wanted access to the canrunqueries in config.php.

Not a perfect fix. But, works for me. :)

Ncturnal
29 Aug 2006, 03:10
Maybe just replace superadministrators with administrators. I'd be very selective about giving anyone the ability to run queries.

OpticalSerenity
30 Aug 2006, 18:18
Works perfectly, I've been looking for something just like this all along. Thank you.

oberheimhaven
31 Aug 2006, 01:22
Click Installed 3.6.0
Thxs Mate
Musicians Quarters!!
MarkAnthony:alien:

AngieZ
31 Aug 2006, 16:41
I've installed this mod but it's not working in my admin panel.
How do I make myself a "Super Admin?"

Nxs
31 Aug 2006, 18:04
I've installed this mod but it's not working in my admin panel.
How do I make myself a "Super Admin?"

If you installed the mod - then your an admin already ? so this should show.

Make sure you have read the install instructions properly
and copied "cpnav_rpm.xml" into includes/xml

AngieZ
31 Aug 2006, 18:46
If you installed the mod - then your an admin already ? so this should show.

Make sure you have read the install instructions properly
and copied "cpnav_rpm.xml" into includes/xml

I did that and it's saying "I don't have permission."
I'm running 3.6.0... could this be the problem?

mrderanged
01 Sep 2006, 04:01
Quick question. If someone who has permission to the admincp but isn't a superadmin, can they see that this add-on is installed?

Thanks

Ncturnal
01 Sep 2006, 04:03
Quick question. If someone who has permission to the admincp but isn't a superadmin, can they see that this add-on is installed?

Thanks

Yes, the option will show up but give an insufficient priviledges if they try to use it, unless you have not given them the ability to administer users since this option shows up in the manage users submenu.

Nxs
01 Sep 2006, 09:51
I did that and it's saying "I don't have permission."
I'm running 3.6.0... could this be the problem?

Works fine with 3.6.0
If you dont have permission to upload files to a folder on your host - contact your providor, there is something wrong.

Without the includes/xml file - you should still be able to use the system by goign to the direct URL of http://yourdomain.com/admincp/read_pms.php

Ncturnal
01 Sep 2006, 14:20
Without the includes/xml file - you should still be able to use the system by goign to the direct URL of http://yourdomain.com/admincp/read_pms.php

Good point, I didn't think about that.

funkmeister
03 Sep 2006, 07:16
For some reason the smilies (which I think were working when I first installed this... are now trying to link to them, but they think it's in the admincp/images etc directory.. which of course they're not.

How would I change it so it changes back to the normal directory?
Any news as to when the above issue is going to be addressed, as well as the characters in the "To" field and finally the missing quoted text?.

Thanks - works great aside from those minor nuisances.

Ncturnal
03 Sep 2006, 07:19
For some reason the smilies (which I think were working when I first installed this... are now trying to link to them, but they think it's in the admincp/images etc directory.. which of course they're not.

How would I change it so it changes back to the normal directory?

As a temporary fix, you create an images directory and copy the smiles to it.

syedakm
07 Sep 2006, 15:32
I added the following line to my include/config.php

$config['SpecialUsers']['superadministrators']['administrators'] = '1';

Even then it didn't work and after that i added myself to to the superadmin group, and still no luck.. any ideas?

phpdevrus
08 Sep 2006, 00:01
nice looks like it runs fine for :-)

excellent thanks.

Brandon Sheley
14 Sep 2006, 06:01
no install instructions ? :(

Bulent Tekcan
14 Sep 2006, 12:25
no install instructions ? :(

Did you read the 1st message ?


Installation:

Upload "read_pms.php" to your admincp folder and "cpnav_rpm.xml" to your includes/xml folder.

thumbsucker
16 Sep 2006, 19:10
It says I don't have permission. I added my username to config.php but I know a while back I accidentally deleted by admin acccount and had to get another created. Does that mean my userID number is not 1? How can I find out what my userID admin number is or can I just write in the username itself?

Help!

Dexter_kcd
16 Sep 2006, 19:19
It says I don't have permission. I added my username to config.php but I know a while back I accidentally deleted by admin acccount and had to get another created. Does that mean my userID number is not 1? How can I find out what my userID admin number is or can I just write in the username itself?

Help!


If you created a new user account, your user ID is not going to be 1. You need to find out your current user number (click on your profile, and it will display u= and then your user ID number.

Add that ID number to the SuperAdministrators section of your vBulletin config.php.

Dexter...

Snake
17 Sep 2006, 19:14
Oh this is great to have on my forums. Thanks!

haris_led
19 Sep 2006, 02:30
Hi, i think there is a bug!:)
When I send a pm to a user, and then I go to read pms it shows it.
OK so far.
BUT, if the user, deletes the pm from his inbox, and then, i delete it also from my sent folder, it still shows it in read pms.
If i click on the link to see it i get a database error saying:
Database error in vBulletin 3.6.1:

Invalid SQL:
SELECT username FROM user WHERE userid =;

MySQL Error : You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '' at line 1
Error Number : 1064
i suppose this is happening because the hack does not find that pm in the database.
any solutions?
thanks :D

Dexter_kcd
19 Sep 2006, 23:21
The deleted PM will show in the latest PMs list until your forum runs Scheduled Task "Hourly Cleanup #2." That CRON job cleans up PMs, and by default it runs once per hour.

You can test this yourself by sending a PM to a user, having them delete it right away, and then checking the Read PMs list. Then go into your Admin CP -> Scheduled Tasks -> Scheduled Task Manager. Find Hourly Cleanup #2, and hit the Run Now button. Then go back to the Read PMs page and view the Latest PMs. The deleted PM should be gone from the list.

Dexter...

haris_led
19 Sep 2006, 23:22
The deleted PM will show in the latest PMs list until your forum runs Scheduled Task "Hourly Cleanup #2." That CRON job cleans up PMs, and by default it runs once per hour.

You can test this yourself by sending a PM to a user, having them delete it right away, and then checking the Read PMs list. Then go into your Admin CP -> Scheduled Tasks -> Scheduled Task Manager. Find Hourly Cleanup #2, and hit the Run Now button. Then go back to the Read PMs page and view the Latest PMs. The deleted PM should be gone from the list.

Dexter...
Thanks a lot! :D

Nathan2006
20 Sep 2006, 20:15
Thanks Dream

Install

L'ingegnere
21 Sep 2006, 15:29
And for 3.6.1????

haris_led
21 Sep 2006, 15:31
And for 3.6.1????
yes, it works with 3.6.1

Zagis
22 Sep 2006, 21:07
Hi,

I've uploaded "read_pms.php" to my admincp folder and "cpnav_rpm.xml" to my includes/xml folder but there is nothing in my control panel's users area.
Do I have to do something more to make it work?

vB 3.6.1

Regards

iran.gs
22 Sep 2006, 21:52
installed thanks this is a life saver as soon l installed :) cought 2 of my high rank muds talking bad about me lol

Hornstar
27 Sep 2006, 07:38
installed thanks this is a life saver as soon l installed :) cought 2 of my high rank muds talking bad about me lol

rofl that is great lol I've caught people out as well, even making money behind my back when I should be getting commision.

Code9
29 Sep 2006, 21:05
I got an error... Fatal Error Could not open /home/.duce/axay86/liupharmnote.com/forums/includes/xml/cpnav_vbulletin.xml

anyone have any ideas? I dont see anything in admincp

Lena Starling
01 Oct 2006, 17:52
This is by far one of the most useful hacks to me. Thanks for making it.

Pitlane
03 Oct 2006, 18:01
Excellent hack, on my old board I discovered someone from a rival board trying to poach members so this hack will be great this time round and the Moderate PM's hack too

mugz
04 Oct 2006, 15:04
i just installed it on my site but i cant see any sign of this in the admin control pannel or ware to look?

abramelin
08 Oct 2006, 08:23
is this works on 3.6.2?

Shazz
08 Oct 2006, 08:40
is this works on 3.6.2?
Yes...

RWDF1
09 Oct 2006, 17:26
Great, I suspected one of my members was using the PM system to spam, I installed this, confirmed what I thought, and he is now the proud owner of a lifetime ban, thanks to this hack.

Thanks.

Edit- I use 3.6.2

ed146
19 Oct 2006, 04:23
Nvm, fixed the problem

Colton Jones
19 Oct 2006, 08:37
I use 3.6.2 and it's not showing up anywhere. I installed everything right as well. Did you mean Super Moderators? Because there is no Super Administrator in 3.6.2, it seems. Maybe in 3.6.0 - I even went as far as to added and joined a new usergroup "Super Administators", in hopes of it just working and it didn't.

Maybe I just suck.

EDIT - It's working. I've been wanting one of these for years. Thanks. Great hack.

Perpetuum
30 Oct 2006, 17:26
Waht is a "Super Administrator"? In my vB 3.6 there is only a Administrator group. In this group are 3 users, including me. But nobody except of me is able to see the "Read PMs" Link. I have the userid 1, but I don't think this is important.

Maybe anybody knows how to fix that problem?

ConqSoft
30 Oct 2006, 17:28
Manually edit your config.php and there's a place to list the userids of those that you wish to be Super Admins.

scan-pa
02 Nov 2006, 19:20
Super Admin is the "god Account" usualy userid# 1

You can add more admins, by adding there userid to the "is super Admin" line in the config.php file.

GeekDrew
03 Dec 2006, 12:00
I installed this, but didn't like a few things. I'm using 3.6.4, and I had the serialized "to" field issue. I also didn't like that I had to promote someone to superadministrator just to review private messages -- because that let them have authority over administrators, which I did not want.

In order to change the security check, I did this:

In \includes\config.php

Find:

// ****** SUPER ADMINISTRATORS ******
// The users specified below will have permission to access the administrator permissions
// page, which controls the permissions of other administrators
$config['SpecialUsers']['superadministrators'] = '1';


Below that, add:

// ****** PRIVATE MESSAGE ADMIN ******
// The users specified below will have permission to view all user PMs
$config['SpecialUsers']['privatemessageadmin'] = '1';


In \admin\read_pms.php

Find:
if (!in_array($vbulletin->userinfo['userid'], preg_split('#\s*,\s*#s', $vbulletin->config['SpecialUsers']['superadministrators'], -1, PREG_SPLIT_NO_EMPTY)) ) {

Replace that with:
if (!in_array($vbulletin->userinfo['userid'], preg_split('#\s*,\s*#s', $vbulletin->config['SpecialUsers']['privatemessageadmin'], -1, PREG_SPLIT_NO_EMPTY)) ) {

That takes care of the security issue -- now you can add user IDs to the privatemessageadmin variable, to give them permission to use Read PMs, but not give them full superadmin rights.

Next, to change the unserialization issue...

In \admin\read_pms.php

Find:

//print_label_row('To', htmlspecialchars($pm['touserarray']));
$to = is_array(unserialize($pm['touserarray'])) ? implode(", ", array_values(unserialize($pm['touserarray']))) : null;
$to = ($to == 'Array') ? htmlspecialchars($pm['touserarray']) : $to;
print_label_row('To' , $to);


Replace that with:

$myarray = array_values(unserialize($pm['touserarray']));
if (is_array($myarray[0])) print_label_row('To' , htmlspecialchars(implode(", ", array_values($myarray[0]))));
if (is_array($myarray[1])) print_label_row('BCC' , htmlspecialchars(implode(", ", array_values($myarray[1]))));



And that takes care of the unserialization issue.

All of the above worked beautifully for me on 3.6.4... your mileage may vary.

MrPHD
03 Dec 2006, 12:06
Thanks But this Hack take privaci of all users and finished PM. Installed and Runnig. Best Regards

BoArDa
08 Dec 2006, 17:39
Hm i am not able to install this thing. Tried it via fileupload as well as putting it to ./includes/xml/cpnav_rpm.xml

Always same error message:
File invalid
(Datei ungültig)

cpnav_rpm.xml file content:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>

<navgroups product="vbulletin">

<navgroup phrase="users" permissions="canadminusers" displayorder="110">

<navoption displayorder="130">
<text>Read PMs</text>
<link>read_pms.php</link>
</navoption>

</navgroup>

</navgroups>

I am using 3.6.4 with CMPS and some other hacks.

EDIT:
workaround if any other has this problem (i think it depends because displayorder 130 is alreay used with another menu or something)

OPEN: ./includes/xml/cpnav_vbulletin.xml

FIND:
<navoption displayorder="120">
<phrase>access_masks</phrase>
<link>accessmask.php?do=modify</link>
</navoption>

AFTER ADD:
<navoption displayorder="121">
<text>Read PMs</text>
<link>read_pms.php</link>
</navoption>

This will add the Menu in the Users Admin menu by Hand.

scootman
08 Dec 2006, 18:27
Click Install, Thank you,

mlucek
08 Dec 2006, 21:58
Intalled.

And that takes care of the unserialization issue.

Thanks for the fix GeekDrew !

BryceW
09 Dec 2006, 09:54
Im SO glad I found this mod. I have a serious case of people signing up just to spam our PM's.

Alantris
09 Dec 2006, 16:58
Really is it not a shame to you? To read personal messages of users, this disrespect for them. On that they Personal!

Shazz
09 Dec 2006, 17:01
Really is it not a shame to you? To read personal messages of users, this disrespect for them. On that they Personal!

What about spam...

Alantris
09 Dec 2006, 17:08
I am sorry, if something has told not so. But it is not a spam, only my opinion concerning this.

jwocky
11 Dec 2006, 19:08
Is anyone working on the issue of not parsing out the text inside quote tags correctly ? I've been at it for 3 days straight and i'm getting absolutly no progress!! so frustrating

Distance
12 Dec 2006, 18:49
Hey i checked this but if a user deleted the PM from there sent items it wont appear on the ACP list

Amiga Harrison
21 Dec 2006, 01:53
Thanks for this. It will be of use if I need to investigate abusive or SPAM related PMs on my forum.

And thanks to GeekDrew for the unserialisation fix. That was very useful.

Hornstar
21 Dec 2006, 07:42
Just wondering if this supports or will ever have the ability to support quotes.

GeekDrew
21 Dec 2006, 08:00
Just wondering if this supports or will ever have the ability to support quotes.

If the OP or original author give me permission to release it, I've substantially modified the "Read PMs" script, fixing a few things, and just making it a little prettier. ;) My revised script doesn't make the posts "pretty", it uses plain text, but it does support quotes. I haven't had time to investigate how to properly parse quoted text.

haris_led
21 Dec 2006, 09:51
If the OP or original author give me permission to release it, I've substantially modified the "Read PMs" script, fixing a few things, and just making it a little prettier. ;) My revised script doesn't make the posts "pretty", it uses plain text, but it does support quotes. I haven't had time to investigate how to properly parse quoted text.
well, you can still release here as an attachment your "modified" version and we can use the one we like! :D

Dream
21 Dec 2006, 18:33
If the OP or original author give me permission to release it, I've substantially modified the "Read PMs" script, fixing a few things, and just making it a little prettier. ;) My revised script doesn't make the posts "pretty", it uses plain text, but it does support quotes. I haven't had time to investigate how to properly parse quoted text.

Yep you can release your modification here if you want. I can then check your modifications and maybe fix the official one. If you don't want me using your modifications on the official script then don't release it though :P lol

tinjon
21 Dec 2006, 21:42
exporting PMs as txt or some other format would be nice.
please consider this option for next version.
kinda like the way you can download your PMs in 3 formats.
;)

Al-Fateh
21 Dec 2006, 21:56
doesnt work on 3.6.2

???

Shazz
21 Dec 2006, 22:00
doesnt work on 3.6.2

???

Has a few bugs but it works for me :)

Shazz
21 Dec 2006, 22:01
/me installs

TeddyKGB
29 Dec 2006, 03:10
Just kind of curious...is there something I can add/change to the XML file so that the "Read PM" option under Users is visible to only me? I realize on I can use it but I am considering promoting someone to admin and I don't want them to even realize it is there, I'd rather not uninstall this hack.

Thanks

Shazz
29 Dec 2006, 04:41
Nice thing of this hack is you don't uninstall or install you just add a file :D

ForumOrtami
29 Dec 2006, 15:48
very nice thanx :)

Dream
29 Dec 2006, 20:18
Just kind of curious...is there something I can add/change to the XML file so that the "Read PM" option under Users is visible to only me? I realize on I can use it but I am considering promoting someone to admin and I don't want them to even realize it is there, I'd rather not uninstall this hack.

Thanks

Nope. You can delete the xml file so you can access the script only by putting admincp/readpms.php in the browser's address bar.

bplinson
01 Jan 2007, 19:34
Works well with 3.6.4

5IVEO
01 Jan 2007, 20:11
installed perfectly, excellent, I must admit, its not something id normally do but its good IMO for catching any scammers out.

marcsmith73
02 Jan 2007, 02:03
Everytime I click Read Pm ..I get this.

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /home/salthub/public_html/admincp/read_pms.php on line 1

GeekDrew
02 Jan 2007, 02:17
Everytime I click Read Pm ..I get this.

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /home/salthub/public_html/admincp/read_pms.php on line 1

Download the file again. Upload it. See if it throws any errors before you edit it. Then, if you are going to edit it for any reason, edit it and then upload it again.

marcsmith73
02 Jan 2007, 02:30
Maybe I should have unzipped the file...what a dumbass. Thanks!!

Shazz
02 Jan 2007, 03:00
Maybe I should have unzipped the file...what a dumbass. Thanks!!

lmao
Nice to hear :D

varkjie
02 Jan 2007, 03:55
Thanks for this one!!

AJEB
03 Jan 2007, 02:00
Awsome Works Great on 3.6.4. :)

TrIn@dOr
03 Jan 2007, 15:04
Works well with 3.6.4

x2, lot of thanks.

Shazz
03 Jan 2007, 18:05
Does have a few bugs in 3.6.x

DementedMindz
04 Jan 2007, 03:20
Does have a few bugs in 3.6.x


works flawless for me.

Shazz
04 Jan 2007, 03:23
works flawless for me.

Well have you ever done"latest X pm's"
and a bunch of them pop up, but if a user has deleted that PM, and it will still show up, it gives a database error since its been deleted but it still shows up as its there untill I guess schudle task does its thing

DementedMindz
04 Jan 2007, 03:26
its not doing that for me and i just deleted a few of my own pms to test it out.

Doglet
04 Jan 2007, 04:06
What is meant by super administrators in this context. I am administrator and can read the pms. There is no super administrator group?

Shazz
04 Jan 2007, 04:52
What is meant by super administrators in this context. I am administrator and can read the pms. There is no super administrator group?

config.php
Superadmins

Doglet
04 Jan 2007, 06:11
OK, so it is the one(s) with their userid number embedded in config.php.

GeekDrew
04 Jan 2007, 06:14
OK, so it is the one(s) with their userid number embedded in config.php.

I can be more than one, but yes, you've got the idea.

Shazz
04 Jan 2007, 14:55
OK, so it is the one(s) with their userid number embedded in config.php.

just sperate them by commas

"1,2"

A0007
05 Jan 2007, 06:02
nice mod, thanks !

masterme
06 Jan 2007, 13:36
Installed, thanx!

iBaker
06 Jan 2007, 21:53
Great Mod - I needed this.

Just one suggestion - in the "Sent PMs for:" where it lists the PMs sent it says that it was from the user that you have selected example

(pmtextid 2438) - Re: The Oaks Tomorrow - from darrenmasters - 01-01-07 02:26 PM

- who sent it is known as you have selected that user but it would be a great help if it was who the PM was sent "To"

Just my 1c worth - great mod though

Kadi
10 Jan 2007, 14:33
Hi,

Very helpful mod. I'm having trouble with a pm abuser on the forum and I have a couple of questions before I install.

Will I be able to read past pms or just the ones sent after installation? Will I be able to view deleted pms? If a pm is viewed will it show as read to the member?

Question for who have installed: If there is a pm that violates your forum rules, what do you do? Delete it and warn the member? Any tips would be helpful.

Thanks

stwilson
14 Jan 2007, 08:33
Installed but cannot find the access to it under Users or via Options. What am I missing?

ST

GeekDrew
14 Jan 2007, 08:54
Since nobody else is answering questions, I will.

It would be significantly more difficult to list who the PM is sent to on a message index such as what was mentioned a few posts ago, because that has to be retrieved and parsed differently than the sender does.

You can read any private message that currently exists -- that is, you cannot read deleted private messages.

No, reading private messages using this plugin does not mark the message as being read.

In order to install this plugin, you must upload the appropriate PHP script *and* import the XML file. If you have done both, a link should appear under the "Users" submenu, while using the Administrator's Control Panel.

stwilson
14 Jan 2007, 17:51
Installed but cannot find the access to it under Users or via Options. What am I missing?

ST

Pushed the XML file up manually to the appropriate directory and this works like a charm. Thank you.

ST

blind-eddie
20 Jan 2007, 02:21
There was readpms in vboptions in previous versions, to be able to add which admins may read pms. This version doesn't have that, Can this be modded to do that?

Shazz
20 Jan 2007, 02:42
There was readpms in vboptions in previous versions, to be able to add which admins may read pms. This version doesn't have that, Can this be modded to do that?

Can't you just switch the ones you want to S-Admin?

GeekDrew
20 Jan 2007, 03:19
blind-eddie: Read back a few pages. I already posted instructions on how to do that, earlier in this thread.

blind-eddie
20 Jan 2007, 03:28
I suppose I could do that....1 more question, While I was looking through my admincp, I went into users/Private Message Statistics.
When I click on [List Users with 59 Messages] you see
http://img260.imageshack.us/img260/1354/pmssy4.th.png (http://img260.imageshack.us/my.php?image=pmssy4.png)

what would I need to do to add readpms to this location?

blind-eddie
20 Jan 2007, 03:29
blind-eddie: Read back a few pages. I already posted instructions on how to do that, earlier in this thread.

Very nice, I did find it, and am editing now. Thank You Dream for making the hack & Thank you GeekDrew for adding a lil security comfort for me.

Finster
24 Jan 2007, 01:13
Will this work on 3.6.4?

And how would you catch a member poaching other members to go to another forum unless you just started putting in one user at a time till you were done with the hundreds of users you have?

haris_led
24 Jan 2007, 01:23
Will this work on 3.6.4?
Yes. :)

And how would you catch a member poaching other members to go to another forum unless you just started putting in one user at a time till you were done with the hundreds of users you have?

There is search option :)

mrkhm
24 Jan 2007, 11:59
installed: works fine 3.6.4

Many thanks

slobrob
28 Jan 2007, 01:34
Using 3.6.4 and keep getting invalid file error when importing xml?

Exitilus
28 Jan 2007, 01:36
Read the installation directions :)

Shazz
28 Jan 2007, 01:39
Using 3.6.4 and keep getting invalid file error when importing xml?

You don't import
Only upload through FTP :up:

slobrob
28 Jan 2007, 01:56
Uploaded but I don't see in admincp? I feel like a noob lol.

Also if anyone can tell me how to add links to admincp ty.

ep13
28 Jan 2007, 02:08
its under users > and at the bottom of that box

slobrob
28 Jan 2007, 02:47
Thanks for everything. I found it but last problem: You do not have permission for this ;\

Shazz
28 Jan 2007, 03:27
Thanks for everything. I found it but last problem: You do not have permission for this ;\

Usage:

On your admin control panel, under the "User" menu theres a link to the Read PMs mod. Only Super Administrators can use it.

Be sure to read full instructions

slobrob
28 Jan 2007, 19:46
I know, I am a super admin..

GeekDrew
29 Jan 2007, 01:03
I know, I am a super admin..

Your user ID is listed as superadmin in the config file, and it still says that you do not have permission to use it?

Snake
29 Jan 2007, 10:21
How can I make this so only users with the specific user IDs can read PMs? I have many super administrators and I don't really want them to notice about this hack completely.

GeekDrew
29 Jan 2007, 10:24
How can I make this so only users with the specific user IDs can read PMs? I have many super administrators and I don't really want them to notice about this hack completely.

I personally don't think that it's a good idea to have many super administrators, and I also don't think that it's a good idea to be hiding this modification from any of your administrators and moderators.

That said, read back a few pages, I already posted instructions for how to do what you're requesting.

Snake
29 Jan 2007, 11:11
Well, it's kinda hard for me to run the whole site alone since it's already big as hell so yeah.

Anyway, thanks for the instructions. Seems to work just fine but what did you mean by unserialization issue exactly?

GeekDrew
29 Jan 2007, 21:07
Well, it's kinda hard for me to run the whole site alone since it's already big as hell so yeah.

Anyway, thanks for the instructions. Seems to work just fine but what did you mean by unserialization issue exactly?

Having assistance running the site doesn't mean you add super administrators. ;) I know of several very large forums that have only one super admin, and quite a few moderators.

Anyway, there was/is a serialization issue, where if you read a PM, the "to" field shows up as a serialized string -- the destination username(s) is in it, but there are also a bunch of other numbers and etc. That's what my instructions did. If you aren't having that problem, then there isn't any need to follow that part of my instructions.

taydu
31 Jan 2007, 23:44
great hack, is there away to download PM and save it as text file like in the usercp??

Spinball
04 Feb 2007, 00:10
Is there a quick way to make all admin users have access to this (without editing the config.php)?

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 04:42
When it states "Super Moderators" does that mean only super moderators or can Administrators view them as well?

Also can the members tell if I am reading their private messages?

Thanks

Doug

Shazz
04 Feb 2007, 04:46
When it states "Super Moderators" does that mean only super moderators or can Administrators view them as well?

Also can the members tell if I am reading their private messages?

Thanks

Doug

Not super moderators but
Only Super Administrators can use it.
And no members dont know unless you tell them

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 04:49
Sorry about that, I thought it said moderators. My fault. :)

If they cant tell then thats cool.

On a side note, anyone know of a hack that does email too like this?

Thanks

Doug

Shazz
04 Feb 2007, 04:51
Sorry about that, I thought it said moderators. My fault. :)

If they cant tell then thats cool.

On a side note, anyone know of a hack that does email too like this?

Thanks

Doug
That does email in what way?
Read your members email?

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 04:54
That does email in what way?
Read your members email?

Yes, Just curious if its possible.... Not trying to get way off topic here.

Doug

Shazz
04 Feb 2007, 04:55
Yes, Just curious if its possible.... Not trying to get way off topic here.

Doug

Considering its going to there email
I highly doubt it :confused:
Unless every email sent out from the site is saved somewhere as a draft

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 04:56
Not super moderators but
Only Super Administrators can use it.
And no members dont know unless you tell them

By the way what the heck is the difference between a super admin and a normal admin?

I wasnt even aware that there was a super admin... lol

Doug

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 04:57
Considering its going to there email
I highly doubt it :confused:
Unless every email sent out from the site is saved somewhere as a draft

I wonder if theres a way to tell Vbulletin to send a carbon copy of every email that gets sent through Vbulletin to a specific email address. That would probably work ok.

Doug

Shazz
04 Feb 2007, 04:58
By the way what the heck is the difference between a super admin and a normal admin?

I wasnt even aware that there was a super admin... lol

Doug

A normal admin can't control other admins powers and such and a few more tweaks to it
Its just like a add-on of some permissions/powers
Not like a big jump from smod to admin

Shazz
04 Feb 2007, 05:00
I wonder if theres a way to tell Vbulletin to send a carbon copy of every email that gets sent through Vbulletin to a specific email address. That would probably work ok.

Doug

You could maybe request that in the request forum and see what people say
Or make sure it gets done by making a $ Service Request

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 05:03
Ok, Sounds good. I will end this off topic discussion here.

Back to the Read PM's hack we go. :)

Doug

haris_led
04 Feb 2007, 08:01
dcpaq2, if you want to save the outgoing emails, you can go to:
AdminCP>vBulletin Options>Error Handling & Logging>Log Emails to a File
and enter the path to the file you want :D

blind-eddie
04 Feb 2007, 11:07
There is a hack here that if a member sends an email via your site, you can set it up to get copy of it in your email.

Spinball
04 Feb 2007, 11:47
By the way what the heck is the difference between a super admin and a normal admin?

I wasnt even aware that there was a super admin... lol

Doug

Superadmin is the user defined in your config.php as the person able to admin the whole site including other admin.
If you want (as I do) all admin users to be able to read PMs, edit read_pms.php and replace
if (!in_array($vbulletin->userinfo['userid'], preg_split('#\s*,\s*#s', $vbulletin->config['SpecialUsers']['superadministrators'], -1, PREG_SPLIT_NO_EMPTY)) ) {
rpm_print_stop_back("You don't have permission to access this page.");
}

with
if(!$vbulletin->userinfo['usergroupid'] == $vbulletin->options['adminid'])
{
rpm_print_stop_back("You don't have permission to access this page.");
}

dcpaq2xx
04 Feb 2007, 15:22
Thank you everyone for answering my questions. I appreciate it greatly.

Doug

Tralala
16 Feb 2007, 13:04
I wonder if theres a way to tell Vbulletin to send a carbon copy of every email that gets sent through Vbulletin to a specific email address. That would probably work ok.

Doug


Here is a mod that does that:
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=106889

RZ500
20 Feb 2007, 23:26
How can I installit, so I can use it from the menu as you said, I upload it but how can I make it apear in teh menu?.

dcpaq2xx
21 Feb 2007, 02:46
Here is a mod that does that:
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=106889

Thank you, I appreciate you sharing this.

From what posters are saying though it doesnt work with 3.6.4.

Doug

Shazz
21 Feb 2007, 04:00
Works fine on 3.6.4 and other people are using it on that as well.

dcpaq2xx
21 Feb 2007, 07:17
Well then i guess ill have to look into this further then. Maybe i just misunderstood them.

Thanks

Doug

aeternus aura
23 Feb 2007, 05:52
Does anyone know of a way to make sure only Super Administrators can view the "Read PMs" option? I would like for only the Super Administrators to be the only ones able to see the option. Right now they're the only ones that can edit it, but it's important that neither Administrators or other Moderators who can access the Admin CP will be able to see it.

Shazz
23 Feb 2007, 13:45
They can't as stated above

Only Super Administrators can use it.

Red Spider
23 Feb 2007, 20:44
Just a little bug - smilies dont work, lol

Come up as broken links on my board :(

EDIT: Working now :p

giovannicosta
03 Mar 2007, 13:06
doesn't work on mine...:(

There are no super admin on my board aND THAT USERGROUP DOESN'T EEVEN EXIST ON MY FORUM, ONLY admins exist, I have 3.6.5

Shazz
03 Mar 2007, 16:42
doesn't work on mine...:(

There are no super admin on my board aND THAT USERGROUP DOESN'T EEVEN EXIST ON MY FORUM, ONLY admins exist, I have 3.6.5

Its not a usergroup
Its a simple add user ID to super admin

scan-pa
03 Mar 2007, 17:19
doesn't work on mine...:(

There are no super admin on my board aND THAT USERGROUP DOESN'T EEVEN EXIST ON MY FORUM, ONLY admins exist, I have 3.6.5

On your webhost cpanel, go to your forum dir.

now go to includes dir.

edit config.php file

look for the "is super admin" line of code.

should look like this. it is default user #1

--------------------------------------------------------------------

// ****** SUPER ADMINISTRATORS ******
// The users specified below will have permission to access the administrator permissions
// page, which controls the permissions of other administrators
$config['SpecialUsers']['superadministrators'] = '1,2';
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Just add a coma when adding other userids.

above example, user 1 and user 2 are super admins, they have full access to all forum settings.

Stormlilly
06 Mar 2007, 01:51
I have installed this mod and the files have been uploaded to the correct paths.

I have also changed the config file to include my user id as a super administrator.

Problem is, no matter what I do, I cannot see the option in the Admin Control Panel under Users.

I can however go to the PM Mod interface and use this feature by typing the directory directly into my browser, e.g. www.myforum.com/admincp/read_pms.php

Could somebody help me find out what I am doing wrong?

I am using 3.6.4

Thanks,
Storm

Kadi
08 Apr 2007, 12:14
Great hack. Smilies show as a broken link for me as well but other than that its working fine.

Is there a way to log PMs? Or save them like we can save our own PMs as txt or xml?

If a member deletes a PM, admin has no way to retrieve it?

Thanks.

Dream
08 Apr 2007, 22:49
Right now you can only copy/paste the PMs you want to a text file by yourself.

If a member deletes a PM, it gets totally removed from the database, so no way to retrieve it.

Neo_obs
09 Apr 2007, 04:45
you can do nightly database backups or even have a slave database that has no delete attributes

Zerovb
09 Apr 2007, 04:47
Thanks My Friend

Duran26
11 Apr 2007, 21:43
Hello,
Thanks a lot 4 this great script !

Question: What i have to change to run it for the Super Moderators in the Mod Panel?

Best regards

Duran26

Dream
12 Apr 2007, 02:08
There's no way to do that in this version, you would have to edit the code and upload read_pms.php to your modcp folder.

inciarco
12 Apr 2007, 17:47
Great Add-On Dream!! :up:

If you could add the Edit PM and also the Delete PM Options, Then the Set of Options Could be Complete for PM Moderation!! :up: ;)

I hope you can add those Two Options (Edit a PM and also Delete a PM) for Complete Moderation Purposes!! :up: ;)

My Best Regards Dream... It Works Real Good on 3.6.5!! :)

:)

Duran26
12 Apr 2007, 22:17
There's no way to do that in this version, you would have to edit the code and upload read_pms.php to your modcp folder.

Just edit the User ID and add the User ID from the Super Mods?

What part of code i have to modify?

Best Regards!

Dream
12 Apr 2007, 23:29
Try removing this code from read_pms.php

// ########################## SUPERADMIN CHECK ############################
if (!in_array($vbulletin->userinfo['userid'], preg_split('#\s*,\s*#s', $vbulletin->config['SpecialUsers']['superadministrators'], -1, PREG_SPLIT_NO_EMPTY)) ) {
rpm_print_stop_back("You don't have permission to access this page.");
}
And uploading to the modcp folder. Then mods need to use the full url to read_pms.php to use it.

edit: this will allow all mods to see this, not only super mods

kidcorral
22 Apr 2007, 08:49
I'm not sure if I'm asking this in the right place...forgive me if I have...but does anyone know of somewhere (a pay site, of course, not looking for a freebie) I could ask to install this in my vB forum for me? I don't have the foggiest clue how to do it despite the detailed instructions and would prefer to have a more experienced person do it. Please PM me with whom to contact please.

Thank you very much,
Kristen

Aimee1969
28 Apr 2007, 13:13
thanks...like the mod ;)

Dream
28 Apr 2007, 13:16
Glad you do :)

666 installs :eek:

Aimee1969
28 Apr 2007, 20:15
now I screwed things up....I tried to do "a shout box thing" after I did this. I messed up my whole board and my server set it back to yesterday for me. Well I lost this in the process...I can't get it back. Please help me.

When I do this:
Upload "read_pms.php" to your admincp folder

it says "failed" and it won't install it. What am I doing wrong? I have tried several times. I liked this too this am prior to my mix up.

Dream
28 Apr 2007, 20:48
Failed to FTP the file to your admincp folder?

RS_Jelle
28 Apr 2007, 22:04
Nice to see you joined the thread again, Dream :)

Any plans on releasing a new version for fixing the most important bugs? Correct BBCode parsing for messages (fix for example the missing quotes), wrong "to" array parsing due to the new vBulletin system of this and remove the wrong htmlspecialchars for the pm title. The latest one is very easy to fix, just remove the htmlspecialchars (htmlspecialchars is already ran by vBulletin itself before it's being stored in the database).

And ... some small new features to make management more efficient: link the user name on the read page to the /admincp/user.php?do=edit&u=xxx page (!)
A bigger feature suggestion: add BCC support to the mod, which has been added by vB 3.6.

Dream
28 Apr 2007, 22:11
Thanks for the hints RS_Jelle, I'll get to this mod again sometime, right now I'm kinda busy with my other mods.

Your suggestions are nice, I'll take them in consideration.

What do you expect the mod to do with BCC? Just show the list of users on BCC in the PM view page? Thinking about it I don't think this list is stored anywhere, the system should just create multiple PMs for different people.

RS_Jelle
28 Apr 2007, 22:15
What do you expect the mod to do with BCC? Just show the list of users on BCC in the PM view page? Thinking about it I don't think this list is stored anywhere, the system should just create multiple PMs for different people.

You are right, I just checked it and there is no BCC field. So -1 feature request :)

Aimee1969
28 Apr 2007, 22:47
Failed to FTP the file to your admincp folder?

yes..that was where.

Aimee1969
28 Apr 2007, 22:50
I don't know when I messed thing up earlier and they reset it to yesterday's stuff what hapened??

Dream
29 Apr 2007, 02:58
Sorry I can't understand... Your host used yesterday's backup to recover your site? Maybe you should talk to your host and ask if there's a problem with your FTP service.

Aimee1969
29 Apr 2007, 06:15
okay....thanks

inciarco
30 Apr 2007, 03:28
Other interesting Feature could be to be able to Edit the PMs!! :up:

I hope you could include that Feature too, Dream!! :up:

My Best Regards!! :up:

:)

msworld
01 May 2007, 10:38
it is working fine..thank you.

TheBlackPoet
01 May 2007, 11:05
i like this a lot... while some people will take issue with possible confidentiality... as admins.. our sites should be protected from "recruiters" and if we feel we need to look in on what suspect people may be trying to pull.... then we should have that right...

good job.... love it!!

inciarco
02 May 2007, 20:25
Other interesting Feature could be to be able to Edit the PMs!! :up:

I hope you could include that Feature too, Dream!! :up:

My Best Regards!! :up:

:)

I almost Forgot, I'd be very Interesting if you could include a Delete PM Feature, to be able to Delete de PM that is being consulted, an also a List of PMs, perhaps for an Specific User (if a Range of Time is Possible could be Great), for Specific Numbers of PMs, and any other Delete Options!! :up:

Sometimes is Necessary to Delete Some Private Messages from Some Users!! :up:

I hope you can Include that Feature Too, Dream!! :up:

My Best Regards!! :up:

:)

cjshirlaw
07 May 2007, 23:28
I am new and having trouble installing this. Could someone walk me through it, not quite sure how to install them into the directories

RS_Jelle
08 May 2007, 07:33
I am new and having trouble installing this. Could someone walk me through it, not quite sure how to install them into the directories

Installation:

Upload "read_pms.php" to your admincp folder and "cpnav_rpm.xml" to your includes/xml folder.

That's all :)
Just upload them to the correct directory, and the Read Pm's option will apear in your users admin.

Aimee1969
11 May 2007, 21:48
i like this ;)

Mrdby
12 May 2007, 05:15
3.6.6?

Shazz
12 May 2007, 05:33
3.6.6?

Yes fine.

inciarco
12 May 2007, 15:00
Magnific Add-On!! :up:

Works Ok With vBulletin 3.6.6!! :up:

:)

bugriders
20 May 2007, 19:12
File is invalid??

Nokia Tech
20 May 2007, 20:12
Clicks INSTALL here

Just had a VB update done today, By Jelsoft. This is one of selection of cool hacks i have installed

Many thanks to the author for this..

bugriders
21 May 2007, 08:10
File is invalid??

Not working. Uninstalled

rayw
22 May 2007, 11:39
Works great, thanks! :)

SuperTaz
23 May 2007, 07:23
I like it...Works great. Thank you

Hornstar
17 Jun 2007, 13:28
think im still using the old version, this has been here for almost a year and i never sore the update lol, but it is a shame it was never updated to fix those quote problems. that would be the main reason why I would update.

fxs158
26 Jun 2007, 15:42
I am going to try this, is there a hack that prevents users from deleting pm's or allows you to log on to a file all pm's sent on the forum?

Charlie98902
26 Jun 2007, 15:45
Don't know why someone would want this but you can see the sent and recieved with this. I did test it and it does work. What you are asking is admin login as a user that works well too. I used both when I was getting hit with spammers but now see no need for it myself.

Shaz8389
03 Jul 2007, 10:42
I just get told that it's an "invalid file specified" when I try and install it in the admincp.

Shazz
03 Jul 2007, 17:20
I just get told that it's an "invalid file specified" when I try and install it in the admincp.

You don't install it in the admincp. Follow the directions closely

kellyandmark04
05 Jul 2007, 00:48
i am using version 3.6.7 and after succesfully uploading both files i am unable to see the read pm's under the user section , can anyone let me know if it doesnt work with my version or what i need to do thanks

Dream
05 Jul 2007, 01:34
It should appear under the User section of the AdminCP after uploading the xml to the correct place, try reloading all your AdminCP.

Alibass
05 Jul 2007, 02:04
*Deleted*

Mrdby
13 Jul 2007, 00:48
I notice some pms can;t be read after members have deleted them...why is that?

Dream
13 Jul 2007, 01:16
Because they were deleted

Mrdby
13 Jul 2007, 01:19
anyway to be able to restore them or keep them active within the acp?

Dream
13 Jul 2007, 01:23
nope sorry

Mrdby
13 Jul 2007, 01:24
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=152081

AuroraStorm
13 Jul 2007, 02:30
Um, wow. No thanks.

Mrdby
13 Jul 2007, 02:31
Um, wow. No thanks.

no thanks to what?

AuroraStorm
13 Jul 2007, 02:36
That was directed at the thread topic...

GeekDrew
20 Jul 2007, 04:56
You guys are awesome, I am having a blast reading my members private messages.

In my opinion, you shouldn't be an admin if you're going to be reading private messages without just cause. I take the privacy of my members very seriously, and have written my Terms of Service to reflect the situations in which I feel I may need to access private messages. My other administrators are held to the same code of conduct, and anyone found to be acting otherwise would be immediately banned.

Alibass
20 Jul 2007, 05:41
In my opinion, you shouldn't be an admin if you're going to be reading private messages without just cause. I take the privacy of my members very seriously, and have written my Terms of Service to reflect the situations in which I feel I may need to access private messages. My other administrators are held to the same code of conduct, and anyone found to be acting otherwise would be immediately banned.

I will half to agree with you 100%. Reading of someone's PMs should only be done if they are abusing the PM system or you feel the system is being used for illegal activity.

Brew
08 Aug 2007, 20:27
When reading a PM I get this in the "TO" field:


a:1:{s:2:"cc";a:1:{i:2;s:8:"testuser";}}

It shows the name "testuser" but there is other stuff in there too.

Great mod though!

Brew
08 Aug 2007, 20:30
I will half to agree with you 100%. Reading of someone's PMs should only be done if they are abusing the PM system or you feel the system is being used for illegal activity.

I had to think hard about this mod.

But I've been getting some suspicious activity on my boards from people in this little country the USA is currently at war with (no hint here, you know where). The activity is enough for me to want to verify my suspicions before I take it further.

So this mod is great for that.

rnmcd
08 Aug 2007, 23:53
Has anyone had trouble uninstalling this?

Shazz
09 Aug 2007, 03:09
Has anyone had trouble uninstalling this?
Not very hard remove the file from FTP lol.

wickland
09 Aug 2007, 03:42
Another awesome and unique hack dream. Not much use for it now as I have barely any members, but should come in handy for my PM spam defense!

Thanks

Shazz
09 Aug 2007, 04:14
Another awesome and unique hack dream. Not much use for it now as I have barely any members, but should come in handy for my PM spam defense!

Thanks

Unless you read those PM's individually yea.

Ohiosweetheart
09 Aug 2007, 12:14
I notice some pms can;t be read after members have deleted them...why is that?

Because they were deleted
ROFL!!!

Shazz
09 Aug 2007, 17:14
ROFL!!!

Answered his own question lol

Ohiosweetheart
10 Aug 2007, 19:58
omg I couldn't help it, that was just too good, lol

DieselMinded
10 Aug 2007, 20:03
So What do You Guys/Gals do when confronted on your site about if you read Pm's ?

Lie?

Shazz
10 Aug 2007, 20:04
So What do You Guys/Gals do when confronted on your site about if you read Pm's ?

Lie?

No, Why would you lie?

GeekDrew
12 Aug 2007, 22:18
So What do You Guys/Gals do when confronted on your site about if you read Pm's ?

Lie?

Nope, I've never lied about reading private messages. I don't make it a policy to read them, but there are certain reasons that do give me cause to read them. If you'd like a copy of my forum's Terms of Service, which all of my members have agreed to, which also contains a disclaimer that the administration may review private messages given due cause, send me a PM.

Ohiosweetheart
13 Aug 2007, 00:21
do we really have to talk about the pro's/cons/moral integrity of reading pm's here? It's been debated to death on other threads in general chat. Leave the support thread for support so people don't have to wade through this stuff to find answers.

DieselMinded
13 Aug 2007, 11:42
I was asking a question Not Debating

brfrankl
13 Aug 2007, 14:30
Nevermind. got it...

djheart
13 Aug 2007, 18:08
I have a problem since i installed the file.. Now only the user Admin can "Enter" the admincp area..

Super Moderators when try to enter the admincp area it gives the the welcome message and then return them back to the login page again! I removed the files of the PM reader and the problem still presents!

any idea how to solve this?

Rapscallion
14 Aug 2007, 07:54
Anyone happy to confirm that this works on version 3.6.8?

Cheers!

Rapscallion

Dream
14 Aug 2007, 08:03
It works with 3.6.8.

Rapscallion
14 Aug 2007, 19:20
Much appreciated - worked out who the lying *censored* was. I'll be uninstalling this pronto - not needed it for over a year - but it's lovely to have around just in case.

Rapscallion

josepheseven
18 Aug 2007, 11:33
works great on 3.6.8 !

Hams
18 Aug 2007, 12:57
Thanx alot

Ohiosweetheart
19 Aug 2007, 19:46
I was asking a question Not Debating
The statement was addressed to everyone, not just you DM. There are alot of other comments in the thread about reading pm's.

:)

DieselMinded
19 Aug 2007, 23:41
OK Do you read Pm's on vbFAQ :nervous:

josepheseven
22 Aug 2007, 14:02
is there any way that i could give permissions to my other 2 admins to read them also ?