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Forum: Community Lounge 09 Apr 2014, 22:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By Adrian Schneider
If you are running a webserver, especially a VPS...

If you are running a webserver, especially a VPS or higher, you are probably vulnerable unless you've explicitly upgraded openssl or if you know your host has for you. It's not just https, there's...
Forum: Community Lounge 25 Mar 2014, 17:26
Replies: 239
Views: 44,297
Posted By Adrian Schneider
It doesn't matter which developers are better. It...

It doesn't matter which developers are better. It matters which systems were built better at the time they were started. Since vBulletin 5 is basically vBulletin 4, which is basically vBulletin 3 (as...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 13 Mar 2014, 17:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By Adrian Schneider
The problem is not with the software, it's with...

The problem is not with the software, it's with the IA.

The nested forum model does not work that well... that's why Discourse is limited to two levels. Nobody wants to browse 8 levels deep, nor...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 13 Mar 2014, 17:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Anything over 50 forums reeks of an information...

Anything over 50 forums reeks of an information architecture problem. Less than 20 is probably more ideal for visitors. I'm guessing you have some sort of dynamic content that you are creating forums...
Forum: Community Lounge 10 Mar 2014, 14:38
Replies: 239
Views: 44,297
Posted By Adrian Schneider
To be fair, that thread is not about vBulletin....

To be fair, that thread is not about vBulletin. The community view of vBulletin is in far worse shape. (IMO, anyway)

On the development/ownership side, who still works at vBulletin that I've...
Forum: Community Lounge 07 Mar 2014, 23:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,769
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Professional - speak at 3 conferences (did one...

Professional - speak at 3 conferences (did one last year), and launch forumintent.com by the summer, with a smaller related product launch in the spring

Personal - get back to running 3x a week....
Forum: Community Lounge 07 Mar 2014, 23:17
Replies: 239
Views: 44,297
Posted By Adrian Schneider
XF doesn't use that much of Zend Framework...the...

XF doesn't use that much of Zend Framework...the knowledge isn't as transferable as you'd expect. When people refer to "using" ZF, they mean the full stack framework, particularly the MVC stuff. That...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 13 Feb 2014, 22:44
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Adrian Schneider
The MySQL rarely has write access to most...

The MySQL rarely has write access to most areas... usually just /tmp and whatever else that user is granted to.

Another option is using the mysql CLI client. It automatically writes out as TSV...
Forum: Modification Requests/Questions (Unpaid) 10 Feb 2014, 23:54
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By Adrian Schneider
I wrote an article about this a few years ago -...

I wrote an article about this a few years ago - http://www.syndicatetheory.com/labs/vbulletin-large-inline-images-exploit

A plugin is included to show you how to prevent it.

Cheers
Forum: Forum and Server Management 05 Feb 2014, 23:59
Replies: 9
Poll: PHP Version?
Views: 872
Posted By Adrian Schneider
What's wrong with the poll? You should be able to...

What's wrong with the poll? You should be able to answer with multiple votes as well, as I have.

Thanks
Forum: Forum and Server Management 05 Feb 2014, 23:07
Replies: 9
Poll: PHP Version?
Views: 872
Posted By Adrian Schneider
PHP Version?

Which PHP version are you guys running nowadays?

If on the low end of the spectrum, what is keeping you from upgrading?
Forum: Community Lounge 13 Jun 2013, 16:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Hey Lisa! Glad to see you're still kickin'. ...

Hey Lisa! Glad to see you're still kickin'. Still working on MisfitMoms (if memory serves me correctly)?
Forum: Forum and Server Management 31 Dec 2012, 19:42
Replies: 833
Views: 211,260
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Does this work with the new versions of Sphinx...

Does this work with the new versions of Sphinx Search? (2.x)
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 29 Sep 2012, 22:07
Replies: 27
Views: 7,291
Posted By Adrian Schneider
It has nothing to do with vBulletin. If...

It has nothing to do with vBulletin.

If someone hacks into your server and gets your database dump, they can brute force that to find other possible passwords for your users.

The whole point of...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 29 Sep 2012, 22:03
Replies: 27
Views: 7,291
Posted By Adrian Schneider
No - once you md5 it, you have lost all of the...

No - once you md5 it, you have lost all of the security. You are still succeptable to md5 collissions which is md5's biggset weakness.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 29 Sep 2012, 21:54
Replies: 27
Views: 7,291
Posted By Adrian Schneider
First off, thanks for trying to make vBulletin...

First off, thanks for trying to make vBulletin more secure. BCrypt is an excellent algorithm and much much better than md5. From my latest research, it's the industry standard.

However - you are...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 01 Jun 2012, 17:55
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Build a product for each unique functionality...

Build a product for each unique functionality that you can isolate. Make your own products dependent on it (literally add it as a dependency).

cellarius, are duplicates ignored or removed when...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 28 May 2012, 17:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Hey Boofo, Don't use exec_header_redirect()...

Hey Boofo,

Don't use exec_header_redirect() in the admin panel. The admin panel outputs everything early on, so you cannot use a header redirect (headers must come before all output). Use...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 24 May 2012, 18:49
Replies: 50
Administrative and Maintenance Tools [ForumOps] vBulletin Development Environment
Views: 9,178
Posted By Adrian Schneider
I've pushed a ton of updates... The latest...

I've pushed a ton of updates...

The latest version does support style / template development, though the documentation is probably only 80% there.

Let me know if any of you are still using this...
Forum: Community Lounge 14 Jan 2012, 18:58
Replies: 33
Views: 3,047
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Taking myself as an example, I rarely bother with...

Taking myself as an example, I rarely bother with the 3.x programming forums since it hasn't changed and won't be changing anymore. Why would new people want to learn an old platform? I check up on...
Forum: Community Lounge 13 Jan 2012, 19:51
Replies: 33
Views: 3,047
Posted By Adrian Schneider
I still use and recommend 3.8.x. - Stable ...

I still use and recommend 3.8.x.

- Stable
- Less code, higher quality code-base, and simpler to build mods for
- Easier to skin (new stylevar system is a joke, IMO)
- Better interface...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 12 Jan 2012, 16:21
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Adrian Schneider
+1 for installing vBulletin locally. ...

+1 for installing vBulletin locally.

Regarding databases, tThe typical rule of thumb is each application gets its own database. vBulletin is a little older, so it has support for sharing a...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 10 Jan 2012, 20:11
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By Adrian Schneider
Inline Images Hazard

http://www.syndicatetheory.com/labs/vbulletin-large-inline-images-exploit


Thought we'd post this here too. Anyone else had issues with this before?
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 10 Jan 2012, 17:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By Adrian Schneider
All you need to do is download the files +...

All you need to do is download the files + database backup, and run them on a local webserver. Why can't you install them on your PC?

For a cheap backup, you could use wget to only download the...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 06 Jan 2012, 19:18
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By Adrian Schneider
ChrisTERiS: Food for thought... without questions...

ChrisTERiS: Food for thought... without questions then nothing here would exist. Questions ultimately fuel and build software communities.

Questions show us that our documentation sucks....
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