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Ban Reports Logging Control v1.0

Started by Chen Zhen, June 28, 2018, 10:38:46 AM

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Chen Zhen

SMF Error Log Control Modification for SMF forums c/o Chen Zhen @ https://web-develop.ca
Copyright 2022
This software package is distributed under the terms of its Creative Commons - Attribution No Derivatives License (by-nd) 4.0
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/

This installation process will add an options to the security settings template
which will allow an administrator to enable or disable log entries of banned or non-registered entities.
Banned and non-registered entities whom repeatedly attempt to access the forum can cause an excessive error log file.
The ability to disable these options can help make your error log more manageable and save on resources.

Version History

! fixed SMF 2.1 to properly circumvent the detected error
! changed behavior so a fatal error is shown to the user but not logged

+ adds checkboxes to Admin section under the heading of Log Settings
+ option to enable/disable logging of banned entity log-in/access attempts
+ option to enable/disable logging of non-registered entity log-in/access attempts

Note: This modifications renders the older "Ban Logging" modification obsolete.
Please uninstall the older modification via your SMF package manager.


Chen Zhen

This mod has been updated to version 1.1.
Please uninstall the older version and delete it prior to installing a newer version.