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Hodgy

New Posts Are Timed, Why ?

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Hodgy

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For some reason I got the following reply when I tried to create a new post. What's up ?

 

 

 

 


Sorry, you don't have permission for that!
[#103128]

The administrator has limited the number of new posts you can submit within a short time frame. Please wait 22 seconds before replying or posting a new topic.


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roscoepc

The Smith and Wesson forum I'm a member of does the same thing... I have no idea why...

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martin_wynne

The flood control time-out is to prevent "Denial of Service" attacks which can crash the database. That's where some malicious user tries to wreck the board by flooding the forum with thousands of posts in a few seconds.

 

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Hodgy

The flood control time-out is to prevent "Denial of Service" attacks which can crash the database. That's where some malicious user trys to wreck the board by flooding the forum with thousands of posts in a few seconds.

 

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Thanks for that explanation. That makes sense.

 

 

 

 

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