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Find a Member's Posts Not Working, Search flood control of control?
Tom Tamlyn
post Oct 3 2017, 07:48 PM
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From: New York City
Member No.: 424



The command to search a member's posts from a member profile page isn't working. The error messge is "Sorry, the board administrator has enabled search flood control. Please wait at least 3 seconds before trying again."

The same result occurs after waiting 3 seconds, or 20 seconds (the standard wait period for guests), or 3 minutes. I've tested this for several members with the same result.

I'm browsing with the current version of Chrome for Mac, 61.0.3163.100 (Official Build) (64-bit). The same thing happens with Safari, as well as with the Snow Leopard version of Chrome on a different machine.

Perhaps the problem is due to a setting that got mangled in one of the software upgrades that were recently announced?

TTT

Edit: The topic description should read "Search flood control out of control," but I can't seem to edit it. unsure.gif

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RoverDriver
post Oct 4 2017, 02:40 PM
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From: Pasadena, CA - USA
Member No.: 1200



Or maybe member specific? Are there special characters in the user id? Try it with another username?


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Tom Tamlyn
post Oct 4 2017, 08:05 PM
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I've tested the problem with ~7-8 members, same result for every one. I didn't methodically check the member id for each user, but all the ids that I looked at were simply strings of 1, 2, 3, or 4 numbers.

Irrelevant fact: Doug is the only single-digit member still posting regularly
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