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Not Acceptable errors

Post by MikeUMA » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:06 am

FYI: if you have experienced error messages saying "Not Acceptable", so am I. They only show up intermittently, and it might have something to do with the content of what you're trying to post. It has even prevented some people from logging onto the board.

Not certain yet about the cause, but our esteemed host is trying to work through it. It's a nasty one though, so please be patient.

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Post by Swampy » Sun Aug 19, 2012 10:50 am

"our esteemed host"

I like it, I like it a lot. :)

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:36 pm

Yeah, I can't reply to the Mullins Militia thread in the b-ball forum, but I was able to comment on the UMASS references thread in the General forum (and this one, obviously!)
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Post by MikeUMA » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:09 am

^
It doesn't seem to be thread specific, it appears to be based on the text you're trying to enter. Unfortunately we can't yet find a pattern for what goes through / what gets blocked.

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:15 am

I copied my post (it was somewhat long) to a notepad file, so I'll look it over tonight. Thanks for the insight!
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Post by jj » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:49 am

Still working on identifying the triggers- thanks for the patience, guys

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Post by Old Cage » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:06 am

^^^ Is that before or after you chase the squirrels?
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Post by MikeUMA » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:48 am

We seem to have found another word combination that the server is currently blocking and giving the "Not Acceptable" error. There was a post that attempted to the words free and iPod, side by side, and the server blocked it. Those words by themselves seem to be allowed, but in combination they get blocked.

Perhaps there's some new anti-spam security that is causing some unintended consequences.

If you run into a Not Acceptable error, it would help us if you could e-mail me the EXACT text that you tried to post.
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I'll then try to reverse engineer it and see what word/phrase got blocked.

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Post by jj » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:26 pm

Going to try something here, guys. If it works, it works. If it doesn't, we're going to see a bunch of 500 errors until I reverse it. Will advise.

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Post by jj » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:36 pm

Didn't work. Puts me on the right track, however.

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Post by MikeUMA » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:39 pm

^
Thanks for your continued efforts.

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Post by jj » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:57 pm

free ipod test

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Post by jj » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:59 pm

Mother f$^^%&! That might have done it. Guys, let me know if it does it again in the context of board posting or wiki editing.

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Post by UMass02 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:00 pm

free iPod

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:03 pm

FREE IPOD!
FREE IPOD
FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE


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